New York Religious Corporations Law Section 452 - Incorporation of Coptic Orthodox Churches.

452. Incorporation of Coptic Orthodox Churches. An unincorporated Coptic Orthodox Church in this state may become incorporated as a church by executing, acknowledging and filing a certificate of incorporation, stating the corporate name by which such church shall be known and the county, town, city or village where its principal place of worship is, or is intended to be located. A certificate of incorporation of an unincorporated Coptic Orthodox Church shall be executed and acknowledged by the bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese in which its place of worship is located and by two or more persons who shall be appointed by the bishop from among the priests and deacons of such church. Upon filing such certificate such church shall be a corporation by the name stated in the certificate.

Last modified: February 3, 2019