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The [[Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria]] has many churches and [[congregation]]s congregations in [[Europe]] and on [[June 2 June]] , 1974, His Holiness [[1974Pope]] His Holiness [[Pope Shenouda III (Gayyid) of Alexandria|Shenouda III]] has received in the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria a native Orthodox Church in France known as the French Orthodox Eparchy[[Eparch]]y, along with their [[Primate]], who in turn was accepted after [[consecration of a bishop|consecration]] into the Episcopateepiscopate, 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 [[chorepiscopos|Chorbishop]] of The French Orthodox Eparchy.<ref name="therole">The French Coptic Orthodox Church website [http://eocf.free.fr/eglisep_eng.htmThe French Coptic Orthodox Church website]</ref>.
Currently there are many Metropolitans metropolitans and Bishops bishops serving in Europe. 
==Austria==
His Grace Gabriel, Bishop of the Holy Diocese of [[Vienna]] and all [[Austria]].
==Denmark==
Church of Skt Maria & Skt Markus served by Fr Angelos Girges .<ref>[http://koptisk.dk/ Coptic Orthodox Church in Denmark]</ref>.
==France==
Further information see :''See also [[The French Coptic Orthodox Church]].''
On [[June 18 June ]], 1994 His Holiness [[Pope Shenouda III]] raised the French Orthodox Eparchy to the full status of [[The French Coptic Orthodox Churchautonomy]].
On [[June 19 June ]], 1994 , in the presence of 62 Metropolitans metropolitans and Bishops bishops of The the [[Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria]] , His Holiness [[Pope Shenouda III]] elevated His Grace Marcos (Mark) as the first [[Metropolitan]] of the Holy Metropolis of [[Toulon]] & and All [[France]] and [[Primate]] of [[The the French Coptic Orthodox Church]] and His Grace Athanasius as [[BishopAuxiliary bishop|Auxiliary Bishop]] Assistant to HHis Eeminence Marcos.E Marcos
The French Coptic Orthodox Church has a Metropolitan metropolitan and an Auxiliary Bishop auxiliary bishop and about 11-12 Priests priests and 2-3 Deacons deacons in about 12-15 parishes and missions across France. His Eminence Marcus (Mark), Metropolitan of the Holy Metropolis of [[Toulon]] & and All [[France]], and Primate of [[The the French Coptic Orthodox Church]].
His Grace Athanasius, Auxiliary Bishop of the Holy Metropolis of [[Toulon]] & and All [[France]], Assistant to H.E His Eminence Marcos, [[The French Coptic Orthodox Church]].
The Church is integrated within the Church of Alexandria, but is considered autonomous in matter of governance<ref name="therole">The French Coptic Orthodox Church website [http://eocf.free.fr/eglisep_eng.htmThe French Coptic Orthodox Church website]</ref>.
==Germany==
His Grace Anba Damian, General Bishop of the Holy Diocese of [[Höxter]]-Brenkenhausen, Kroeffelbach & All [[in Germany]] & and Abbot of the Monastery monastery of Saint Anthony the Great St. Virgin Mary in Kroeffelbach, [[Germany]]Höxter-Brenkhausen.
==Italy==
His Grace Anba Barnaba, Bishop of the Holy Diocese of [[Torino]] and [[Southern Italy]].
His Grace Anba Kyrillos (Cyril), Bishop of the Holy Diocese of [[Milano]] and [[Northern Italy]] & and Abbot of the Monastery of Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite in [[Milano]]Milan.
==The Netherlands==
There is a large Coptic community in the Netherlands mainly in the major cities, ; they have Churches in [[Amsterdamchurch]] es in Amsterdam,[[Utrecht]]and [[Eindhoven]] ,Den haag and Assen.
==Switzerland==
One church in [[Geneva]] and one church in [[Zurich]]Zürich.
==The United Kingdom and Ireland==
{{further|:''See also [[Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom]]}}.''British Orthodox; : His Eminence [[Metropolitan Seraphim of Glastonbury|Seraphim]], Metropolitan of the Holy Metropolis of Glastonbury, and Primate of the [[British Orthodox Church (Coptic)|British Orthodox Church]].
His Grace Bishop Anthony, Bishop of the Holy Diocese of [[Ireland]], [[Scotland]] & [[and North East England]], United Kingdom.
His Grace Bishop Missael, Bishop of the Holy Diocese of the Midlands & Affiliated RegionsAreas, United Kingdom. - [http://www.copticmidlanddioceseukmidcopts.co.ukorg]
His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop & and Patriarchal Exarch for the Youth Ministry at the Patriarchal Center and the Coptic Orthodox Theological College at [[Stevenage]], United Kingdom.
Eritrean church; : His Grace Bishop Markos (Mark), Bishop of the Eritrean Church in the United Kingdom. Member of the [[Eritrea|Eritrean]] Holy Synod.
==Reference==
 
<references/>
*[[List of Coptic Orthodox Popes of Alexandria]]
*[[Patriarch of Alexandria]]
*[[Shenouda III (Gayyid) of Alexandria|Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria]]
*[[The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria]]
*[[Coptic Orthodox Church in South America]]
*[[Oriental Orthodoxy]]
*[[British Orthodox Church]]
*[[Christianity Orthodoxy in Africa]]*[[St Mary’s Mary's and St Abu Saifain’s Saifain's Coptic Orthodox Church (Risca, South Wales)|St Mary's and St Abu Saifain's Coptic Orthodox Church]] , Risca , South Wales.*[[Saint Mary and Saint Abasikhiron Coptic Orthodox Church (Llandudno, North Wales)|Saint Mary and Saint Abasikhiron Coptic Orthodox Church]] , Llandudno, North Wales.*[[Egypt]]
*[[The French Coptic Orthodox Church]]
*[[Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom]]
==External linkSource==*http[[w://www.coptic.org/Coptic Orthodox Church in Europe|''Coptic Orthodox Church in Europe'' at Wikipedia]]
==External links==
*[http://www.coptic.org/ www.coptic.org]
*[http://koptisk.dk/ Coptic Orthodox Church in Denmark]
*[http://www.koptischekerkeindhoven.nl Coptic Church in Eindhoven]
*[http://eocf.free.fr/eglisep_eng.htm The French Coptic Orthodox Church website]*[http://copticmidlanddioceseukmidcopts.co.ukorg/ Coptic Othodox Diocese of the Midlands & its Affiliated regions UKAreas U.K.]
*[http://www.britishorthodox.org/ British Coptic Orthodox Church website]
*[http://www.copticcentre.com/ Coptic Orthodox Centre Stevenage]
 
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