Bishop Angaelos delivers address during historic Foreign Commonwealth Office conference highlighting importance of Freedom of Religion or Belief 25 October 2016

Coptic Orthodox Church- UK (Media and Communications Office) - 25/10/16 The Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) hosted a ground-breaking 2-day summit 19-20 October which brought together more than 50 expert speakers, including His Grace Bishop Angaelos, and over 170 participants from 38 countries, to explore how the promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) can help ...

Assyrian Delegation Attends Conference on Religious Freedom in Washington – D.C.

Assyrian Church News - August 2016 At the invitation of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and with the express blessing of His Holiness Mar Gewargis III, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, a delegation of the Assyrian Church attended the Conference: “Threats to Religious and Ethnic Minorities under the Islamic State,” ...

Historic prayers at St Paul’s Cathedral on the same day Bishop Angaelos receives OBE

The Coptic Orthodox Church - UK- 19/10/15 Historic prayers at St Paul’s Cathedral for victims of religious persecution on the same day that Bishop Angaelos receives an OBE for ‘Services to International Religious Freedom’ The Coptic Orthodox Church held an unprecedented prayer service in the Order of the British Empire Chapel in St Paul’s Cathedral, following an ...

USCIRF Condemns Abduction of More Than 200 Assyrian Christians and Urges Their Immediate Release

28/2/15 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) strongly condemns the abduction of more than 200 Assyrian Christians by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in northeastern Syria and calls for the international community to work for their immediate release. "The lives of these Assyrian Christians -- including ...