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Coptic Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria Receives Orthodox Unity Award from Patriarch Kirill of Moscow & All Russia

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Tera Rus – (Delegate of Moscow & All Russia) – OCP news Service – 24/5/17 More pics here: Moscow- Russia: His Holiness Tawadros II – Pope and Patriarch of the See of St Mark the Evangelist and Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria received the prestigious ‘Award of the Unity of Orthodox People’ […]

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Historic Meeting of Queen Elizabeth II & Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria

May 10, 2017 Featured
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Julie Jones (Delegate in UK) – OCP News Service – 10/5/17 More photos from Getty Images here: London: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the UK received for the first time, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II – Patriarch of the See of St. Mark the Evangelist & Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church on 9/5/17. […]

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New Book – Habib Girgis: Coptic Orthodox Educator and a Light in the Darkness

April 29, 2017 Featured
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SVSPRESS – April 2017 PURCHASE A COPY HERE: This is the first comprehensive work published on the life of Habib Girgis. By the mid-nineteenth century, the Coptic Orthodox Church was in a state of deep vulnerability that tore at the very fabric of Coptic identity. In response, Girgis dedicated his life to advancing religious and […]

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Francois Fillon Presents Steps to Help Middle East Religious Minorities

April 16, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 16/4/17 French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon has come up with a plan to help religious minorities in the Middle East to fight discrimination. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — French presidential candidate Francois Fillon suggested 12 measures to help religious minorities in the Middle East, stressing the necessity to exclude mentions of religious affiliation from IDs, […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta & Alexandria

April 9, 2017 Featured
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Coptic Orthodox Church of UK – 9/4/17 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria 9 April 2017 Today, Egypt’s Christians experienced yet another targeted attack, with a bombing of the Church of Saint George in […]

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Coptic Orthodox Church Prepares Holy Chrism

April 4, 2017 Featured
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John Anton -OCP News Service (Special Correspondent in Cairo) – 4/4/17 Cairo-Egypt: Holy Chrism has been prepared by the members of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. His Holiness Pope Tawadros II – Patriarch of the See of St Mark the Evangelist, presided over the ceremony at St. Bishoy Monastery. Photos – […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos on the terrorist attack in Westminster on 22 March 2017

March 24, 2017 Featured
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – 24/3/17 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, on the terrorist attack in Westminster. We have once again seen the worst and best of humanity in yesterday’s Westminster attack. One person was intent on harming and ending life, while countless […]

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The Archbishop of Canterbury & Ambassador of Egypt join Bishop Angaelos in prayers at The Innocent Victims’ Memorial at Westminster Abbey, for victims of the Cairo Church Bombing

December 15, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church of UK – 15/12/16 The Archbishop of Canterbury and Ambassador of Egypt join HG Bishop Angaelos in prayers at The Innocent Victims’ Memorial at Westminster Abbey, for victims of the Cairo Church Bombing. The Most Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, and His Excellency Mr Nasser Kamel, Ambassador of Egypt to the […]

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His Holiness Karekin II Sends Letter of Condolence on Bombing of Coptic Church

December 13, 2016 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 13/12/16 On December 12, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the terrorist attacks at the St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Cairo Egypt, which killed […]

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

December 12, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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

December 12, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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‘A Sad Day for Egypt’ – Reflections by Bishop Anba Suriel on the Coptic Church Bombing

December 12, 2016 Featured News
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Bishop Anba Suriel – 12/12/16 Today has been one of the most difficult days of my life. Hearing about such barbaric events on the news or watching them on television is one thing but experiencing them firsthand is something else altogether. Walking up to the Church of St Peter (Botrosiya) in the Cathedral complex and […]

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

December 11, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

December 11, 2016 Featured News
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The Coptic Orthodox Church UK – 11/12/16 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom It is with great sadness that we receive the news today of at least 25 people brutally murdered by an explosion during regular Sunday worship at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church […]

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

December 11, 2016 Featured News
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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. […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos on International Religious Freedom Day 2016

October 27, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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Patriarch Kirill: Churches in Russia, UK served as bridge between our countries for centuries

October 17, 2016 Featured News
The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill, holds a service in London’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints in a four-day visit to the UK to mark the 300th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Church’s presence there. © Sergey Pyatakov

RT.com – 17/10/16 The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill, has delivered a speech in London’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints in a four-day visit to the UK to mark the 300th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Church’s presence there. READ MORE: Hundreds gather in London as […]

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Japan gets first Coptic Orthodox Church

July 31, 2016 Featured News
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The Coptic Orthodox Church of Japan – July 2016 VISIT FACEBOOK PAGE: A new church was consecrated in Kyoto, Japan on the 15 of July2016. Bishop DanielBishop of the Coptic  Orthodox Church Diocese of Sydney and Affiliated Region presided over the ceremony and over 100 participants from Japan,Egypt, Ethiopia, and Eritrea were present for the occasion. The Coptic Orthodox Church has been active in Japan since 2004. The new 3 storey building, named after St.Mary and St. Mark was purchased from another denomination  and has been in use for over 30 years. The Coptic Orthodox Church plans to expand its ministry in the region. News in Japanese and pics at ChristianToday.com Source: Coptic Orthodox Christian Community of Japan    

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos following the results of the EU Referendum

June 24, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – 24/6/16 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following the results of the EU Referendum.  Over this past week, the United Kingdom has experienced a series of significant, challenging and sometimes painful milestones. With the long-awaited results of the EU […]

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Keynote address of Bishop Angaelos at UK Parliament to over 700 attendees

June 15, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church of UK – June 2016 Bishop Angaelos gives Keynote Address on the persecution of Christians in the Middle East to over 700 MPs and other guests in the Houses of Parliament, later addressing 50 High Commissioners and Ambassadors in the State Rooms at the Palace of Westminster On 14 June 2016 His […]

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House of Lords Launch of Report on Religion-based Asylum Application Process

June 8, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – June 2016 The 7 June 2016 saw the launch of a report jointly commissioned by the Asylum Advocacy Group (AAG) and The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for International Freedom of Religion or Belief. The report, entitled ‘Fleeing Persecution: Asylum Claims in the UK on Religious Freedom Grounds’ explores the effectiveness […]

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