Comments by Bishop Angaelos on the recent spate of attacks against Coptic Christians in Egypt, including the recent attacks in Al-Arish, Sinai.

Coptic Orthodox Church UK - Media and Communications - 1/3/17 I have now drafted and redrafted this statement numerous times over the past weeks, wanting to say something about the deadly attacks experienced by Coptic Christians in Egypt on a daily basis, yet every time I do, there seems to be a new and often more ...

Bishop Angaelos comments a day after the brutal bombing and murder of 25 people in St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church – Cairo

Coptic Orthodox Church-UK - 12/12/16 HG Bishop Angaelos comments a day after brutal bombing and murder of 25 people in St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church, Cairo. Today is a day of many emotions: sadness, nervousness, uncertainty, and understandably even anger at times. That is because yesterday was a day in which we witnessed the worst of humanity, ...

Photos from the Funeral of Coptic Orthodox Martyrs Killed in the Horrific Church Bombing

Bishop Anba Suriel - OCP News Service - 12/12/16 ‘A Sad Day for Egypt’ – Reflections by Bishop Anba Suriel on the Coptic Church Bombing Photos from the Funeral of Coptic Orthodox Martyrs Killed in the Horrific Bombing. Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo The Funeral was held ...

‘Dead Bodies Everywhere’ – Video From the Coptic Church Bombing (Graphic)

Coptic Media Center ‘A Sad Day for Egypt’ – Reflections by Bishop Anba Suriel on the Coptic Church Bombing Video released by the Coptic Media Center after the blast inside the St Peters Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo. Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo This video contains ...

Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

Roof of church blown out

OCP News Service - 11/12/16 Pic by Bishop Anba Suriel  Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo.  NEWS More than twenty-five people were killed and several others were injured from a blast near the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassyia district early Sunday morning reports Ahramonline. The explosion took place at  the minor church ...

Statement by Bishop Angaelos of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom

The Coptic Orthodox Church - UK - 11/12/16 His Grace Angaelos- General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom As another year draws to a close and we mark Human Rights Day 2016, the importance of the sanctity of every human life remains challenged in far too many places in our world. This is ...

Statement by Bishop Angaelos on International Religious Freedom Day 2016

Coptic Orthodox Church of U.K. - 27/10/16 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos - General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom International Religious Freedom Day 2016. As we mark International Religious Freedom Day, it is becoming more apparent that the Freedom of Religion or Belief is not only desirable, but fundamental to ...

Statement by Bishop Angaelos on the upcoming Genocide debate in the House of Commons

Coptic Orthodox Church UK- Media and Communications Office- April 2016 With the recent welcomed recognition by the European Parliament and the United States Congress and Administration of ‘acts of genocide’ against Christians, Yazidis, and other minorities in Syria and Iraq, the upcoming House of Commons debate on this matter will be looked upon with anticipation by ...

Bishop Angaelos on the emergence of revelations relating to the Archbishop of Canterbury

Coptic Orthodox Church UK - Media and Communications Office- April 2016 Comment by HG Bishop Angaelos on the emergence of revelations relating to the Archbishop of Canterbury The emergence of revelations relating to our dear brother Archbishop Justin and his family remind us of the vulnerability of anyone who takes public office, and more so those who are called ...

Statement on recent attacks in Paris by Bishop Angaelos

16/11/15 Statement on recent attacks in Paris By His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom.  As the full extent of the tragic aftermath of the indiscriminate brutality witnessed in Paris becomes more apparent, our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the families and loved ones of all who have ...

Comment by Bishop Angaelos on the Refugee Crisis

September 2015 Welcoming those less fortunate Comment by His Grace Bishop Angaelos- General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom.  Until now, the Middle East crisis has been contained in that part of the world, and has, for some, become somewhat of a distant reality. If we have occasionally been moved by what we have seen ...

Statement on the Government proposal to legalise assisted suicide by Bishop Angaelos

September 2015 Statement on the government proposal to legalise assisted suicide By His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom.  As we approach the UK Parliament debate on the proposed ‘assisted dying bill’, we must ensure that this discussion is conducted within the context of a clear understanding of the sanctity of ...

Statement on the Refugee crisis in Europe by Bishop Angaelos of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate

His Grace Bishop Angaelos - General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom 4 /9/ 2015 Having seen heartbreaking images of the lifeless and abandoned body of young Aylan Kurdi lying alone on a beach in Turkey puts an all too gruesome optic to a matter either in the forefront or background of every ...

Anglican Oriental-Orthodox Regional Forum

May 2015- UK - The British Orthodox Church  Abba Seraphim attended the half-yearly meeting of the Anglican & Oriental Orthodox Regional Forum at Southwark Cathedral on 12 May. The meeting, which was jointly chaired by Bishop Geoffrey Rowell and Bishop Angaelos, considered a number of reports and discussed at length concerns about the Christians of the ...

Bishop Angaelos represents Pope Tawadros II at an international conference in Italy regarding the future of Christians in the Middle East

1/5/15 His Grace Bishop Angaelos represents His Holiness Pope Tawadros II at an international conference in Italy regarding the future of Christians in the Middle East. His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom,  took part in an international conference entitled ‘Christians in the Middle East: What Future?’ officially representing His ...

Statement by Bishop Angaelos following the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya

20/4/15 Statement by HG Bishop Angaelos following the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya The confirmation of the murder of Ethiopian Christians by Daesh (IS) in Libya has been received with deep sadness. These executions that unnecessarily and unjustifiably claim the lives of innocent people, wholly undeserving of this brutality, have unfortunately become far too familiar. Once ...

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury offer their support for the ‘When Left Behind’ appeal launched by His Grace Bishop Angaelos for the families of Coptic Christians brutally murdered in Libya in February 2015

Coptic Orthodox Church UK Media and Communications Office Coptic Orthodox Church (Europe) Media and Communications Office 6/3/15 London: His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales wrote personal letters of condolence to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, and His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church ...

Prime Minister David Cameron speaks with Bishop Angaelos to offer condolences following the death of Coptic Christians in Libya

February 2015 ​Coptic Orthodox Church UK Media and Communications Office The Right Honourable David Cameron Prime Minister spoke by telephone with His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom to offer his condolences following the death of Coptic Christians murdered in Libya. The Prime Minister issued a statement today expressing concern over the tragic ...

Statement by Bishop Angaelos on Brutal Murder of Coptic Christians in Libya

17/2/15 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom following the brutal murder of Coptic Christians in Libya It is with deep feelings of sorrow and pain that we received confirmation earlier this evening of the brutal murder of Coptic Christians in Libya at the hands of Daesh ...

Statement on the situation in Libya by Bishop Angaelos

January 2 015 Coptic Orthodox Church UK Media and Communications Office Coptic Orthodox Church (Europe) Media and Communications Office Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom regarding escalating attacks on Coptic Christians in Libya. It is deeply concerning to witness the unprovoked, targeted and escalating attacks on Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya, ...

Statement by Bishop Angaelos on Human Rights Day 2014

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom on Human Rights Day 2014 10 December 2 014 As the world marks human rights day and celebrates the freedom that is experienced by many, it remains the responsibility of us all, especially those in positions of influence, to advocate for ...