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1. Coenobitic Monasticism A type of monasticism established by Abba Bakhomious, Father of the Community, in the third century, where monks or nuns live a communal life in a monastery or convent.
2. Communal Discipline See Monasticism.
3. Communicant A baptized member of the church in good standing who is eligible and partakes of the Holy Communion regularly.
4. Communion Of Bread And Wine In the West, the custom of receiving Holy Communion under the two species of bread and wine was general until about the 12th century. Till today, the Coptic Church has the same custom.
5. Communion Of Saints Mentioned in the ninth article of the Apostles' Creed. It has been interpreted in several senses: 1. The spiritual union existing between each Christian and Christ, and so between each and every … 0.6 KB
6. Communion, Holy See Sacraments of the Church.
7. Confession It is the offspring of faith pronounced by a martyr or a confessor (1 Tim. 6:13; 2 Cor. 9:13), and so in general its a declaration of religious belief. In this sense, many ancient creeds, viz. th… 0.7 KB
8. Confession [in The Eucharistic Liturgy] Before receiving the Holy Communion we admit that through the Lord Jesus Christ's Body and Blood we are given the forgiveness of sin and we gain eternal life. We pray the Confession in rever… 0.3 KB
9. Consecration The dedication of a person (ordination of clergymen) or thing (churches, altars, sacred vessels etc..) to divine service. The act whereby the elements of bread and wine in the Eucharist becom… 0.3 KB
10. Coptic This word means Egyptian. Nowadays Egyptian Christians are so called. St. Mark the Apostle preached Egypt.
11. Coptic Liturgies Liturgies of SS. Basil, Gregory the Theologian and Cyril (St. Mark's).
12. Council A convention or assembly of the priests, together with the bishop to administer the church pastoral duties and spiritual life of its members.
13. Councils (ecumenical) Bishops all over the world meet together to deal with faith and pastoral problems. Councils that are admitted by our church are: 1- Council of Nicea: (325 A.D.) that dealt with Arius who denie… 0.5 KB
14. Councils (local) The local councils are probably representing the local church in Egypt where the Pope is used to meet with the bishops of Egypt, (Libya and Ethiopia) regularly, to discuss pastoral and doctrinal … 0.3 KB
 
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