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Coptic Orthodox Church in Europe

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The [[Coptic Orthodox Churchof Alexandria]] has many churches and [[congregation]]s in [[Europe]] and on [[2 June]] [[1974]] His Holiness [[Pope Shenouda III]] has received in the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria a native Orthodox Church in France known as the French Orthodox Eparchy, along with their Primate, who in turn was accepted after consecration into the Episcopate, in the Holy Synod of the Church of Alexandria and hence was appointed their Primate His Grace Marcos (Mark), as the first [[Bishop]] and His Grace Athanasius as [[Chorbishop]] of The French Orthodox Eparchy<ref name="therole">The French Coptic Orthodox Church website</ref>.
Currently there are many Metropolitans and Bishops serving in Europe.

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