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Pope Tawadros received by HM The Queen, Archbishop of Canterbury and HRH The Prince of Wales

May 18, 2017 Featured
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Coptic Orthodox Church – UK – 18/5/17 On his first pastoral visit, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, has been visiting Coptic Orthodox parishes and meeting with communities across the United Kingdom. Pope Tawadros has also consecrated churches, presided over Liturgies and Vespers services, […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Sends Letter of Condolence to British Prime Minister

March 25, 2017 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 25/3/17 On March 24, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, for the casualties suffered during the terrorist attacks in London on March 22. […]

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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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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Coptic & Armenian Orthodox Churches in London

December 1, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 1/12/16 Visit to St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in London His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited St. Mark Coptic Orthodox in London. He was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Severius Hawa, Archbishop of Baghdad and Basra, Mor Theophilus George […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Malayalee Faithful in London

November 27, 2016 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met the Malayalee faithful from different parishes in London, who gathered at St. Thomas Cathedral in London. Their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Zachariah, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom and Mor Theophilus George Saliba, […]

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Consecration of St. Thomas Syriac Orthodox Cathedral – London

November 25, 2016 Featured News
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  Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the new St. Thomas Cathedral in London, in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales. Their Eminences Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Severius Hawa, Archbishop of Baghdad and Basra, Mor Theophilus George […]

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

October 25, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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Receiving the Council of Constantinople (E-Book)

October 15, 2016 Featured News
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Father Peter Farrington – 15/10/16 Visit here to Purchase PDF #A print copy to follow United Kingdom: This is a detailed study of the Eastern Orthodox Council of Constantinople which took place in 553 AD. It considers the official Statement and the Canons which were produced at the Council, especially in response to continuing controversy over […]

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Patriarch Kirill to Visit UK Seeking to Melt the Ice Between Moscow and London

October 15, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – 15/10/16 Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill will visit the United Kingdom on October 15-18 seeking to harmonize relations between Moscow and London. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill’s upcoming visit to the United Kingdom will strengthen the dialogue between the two countries experiencing difficult times, Russian Orthodox Church spokesman Metropolitan Hilarion […]

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Bishop Angaelos attends Freedom of Religion or Belief High Level Conference in Berlin Opened by German Chancellor Angela Merkel

September 15, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – Media and Communications Office – 15/9/16 The Second International Parliamentarians’ Conference, organised by the German CDU/CSU party, took place from 12-13 September 2016 in Berlin, and brought together over 100 members of parliament from 60 countries to discuss the advancement of Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) around the world. […]

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Lord Bourne meets Bishop Angaelos

September 2, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – Media and Communications Office – 2/9/16 Lord Bourne meets with HG Bishop Angaelos to discuss the engagement of faith leaders with the Department for Communities and Local Government On 1 September 2016, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, was received by His […]

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Churches Hampered Efforts to Curb HIV Spread in Scotland in 1980s

July 23, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – July 2016 Churches in the United Kingdom were a stumbling block in British efforts to stop the spread of AIDS in Scotland in the 1980s, classified documents released by the UK National Archives show. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the papers, released on Thursday, the UK Department of Education wanted to include an explanation on how to use condoms […]

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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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Unprecedented meeting of Orthodox and Pentecostal Church leaders at The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre

June 8, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – Media and Communications Office- 7/6/16 As part of a Churches Together in England (CTE) initiative, The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre in the United Kingdom hosted an unprecedented meeting of Orthodox and Pentecostal Church leaders on 6 June 2016. The fraternal meeting, which aimed to build relationships, as well as discuss […]

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His Holiness Irinej greets Queen Eliyabeth II on Her Birthday

April 23, 2016 Featured News
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Her Majesty ELIZABETH II The Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA You have placed crowns of precious stones upon their heads. They asked life of you and you gave it to them—long life forever and evermore! (Ps. 21:3-4) Your Majesty, In […]

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21 Libya Copts Remembered in Westminster Prayer Service and the Church of England General Synod with statement by HG Bishop Angaelos

February 16, 2016 Featured News
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16/2/16 – Coptic Orthodox Church of the United Kingdom The 21 Coptic Christians brutally executed in Libya one year ago remembered in a prayer service in the Palace of Westminster, during morning prayers at the Church of England General Synod, and in a Vespers Service at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George in the […]

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Bishop Angaelos delivers keynote address at international conference in Rome on the Christian response to persecution

December 18, 2015 Featured News

18/12/15 – Coptic Orthodox Chuch of United Kingdom His Grace Bishop Angaelos delivers keynote address at international conference in Rome on the Christian response to persecution. After a short introduction by Daniel Philpott, Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the […]

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A safe passage: a Christian response to the plight of refugees and displaced peoples

December 8, 2015 Featured News

12/8/15 By His Grace Bishop Angaelos – General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom As countries across Europe unite in their efforts to address the crisis in the Middle East and its root causes and effects, it is important that as Christians, we recognise our role and what we represent in […]

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