Deadly bombings at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt this weekend have brought attention to a long-persecuted religious minority with ancient roots. Bombs went off at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt on Sunday, killing more than 40 people and injuring dozens of others. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, and Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency in response. The first bombing took place in Tanta, a city roughly 60 miles north of Cairo, during Palm Sunday services at St. George Church. The attack killed at least 27 people and injured some 78 others, the Ministry of Health said.
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The Coptic Orthodox Church, the primary Christian church in Egypt, is one of the oldest branches of Christianity, claiming to be founded by one of the 72 apostles sent forth by Jesus Christ. The word "Coptic" is derived from a Greek term meaning "Egyptian. Copts trace their roots to John Mark , who they say was among the 72 disciples sent forth by Jesus, as recorded in Luke