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

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 the ...

His Holiness Irinej greets Queen Eliyabeth II on Her Birthday

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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 this day in which we commemorate the 90th year of ...

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

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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 United ...

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

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 Coptic Orthodox ...

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

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 the midst ...

Bishop Angaelos contributes to migration crisis debate during Church of England General Synod 2015

November 2015 - Coptic Orthodox Church of UK Addressing the situation facing Christians in the Middle East, His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, called for continued ecumenical and inter-religious collaboration in response to the complex crisis facing refugees. Speaking of the crisis as an opportunity for Christians and ...

Victims of religious persecution remembered during Coptic service at St Margaret’s Church – Westminster Abbey

The Coptic Orthodox Church of UK- 23/10/15 Victims of religious persecution remembered during the annual Coptic New Year service at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey on 22 October 2015 with messages from HRH The Prince of Wales, Prime Minister David Cameron, and The Archbishop of Canterbury. In his sermon to members of the House of Lords, House of Commons, ...

Bishop Angaelos to speak on religious freedom, refugee crisis & indigenous communities in the Middle East

The Coptic Orthodox Church of UK -October 2015 Coptic New Year Service at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey Thursday 22 October 2015 at 7 pm. MEDIA INVITATION  His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, will speak on matters of international religious freedom, the plight of indigenous communities in the Middle East, and ...

Joint announcement from the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom and the British Orthodox Church of the British Isles

The British Orthodox Church - October 2015 The Coptic Orthodox Church (COC) has been present in Britain since the 1960s, and through its ministry became known to the British Orthodox Church of the British Isles (BOC). Subsequently, in 1994 the BOC approached the COC with a view to becoming part of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of ...

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 ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II receives Syrian Minister and Parliamentarians

6/6/15 - Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Head of the Syrian Parliament Dr. Jihad Lahham accompanied by His Excellency Minister of Toursim Mr. Bashr Yaziji and Abdul Mu'ti Al-Mashlab, Head of the Office of Syndical Unions, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma - Damascus. Their Eminences ...

SVS Press Strengthens Presence in the United Kingdom

(L to R) Dn. Gregory, Alan Mordue, Jenny Monds, Emily Button (Sarum College Bookshop), Steve Ayers (Baker Publishing)

March 2015 In his sales trip to the United Kingdom, the Reverend Dn. Gregory Hatrak, director of Marketing and Operations for SVS Press and Bookstore, was reminded once again of the far reach of St. Vladimir's Seminary's publishing house. "I visited major bookshops in London, such as the large stores in Westminster Cathedral. Walking into a ...

Protection of Christians in the Middle East Must Become an International Priority

The Assyrian Mar Shimun Church, in Abu Tina, Syria, which is now occupied by ISIS.

By Alexander Yakovenko http://rt.com - 11/3/15 The Middle East, the cradle of Christianity and human civilization, has been swept by a wave of extremism, while its interfaith and civilizational contradictions have become sharply aggravated. Normal life and the very existence of many religious communities have been put under threat. Since the beginning of the so-called Arab Spring, Russia has urged ...

IOCS to host Public lecture on the topic ‘Christian Ecumenism: Does It Have A Future?’

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The Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies- University of Cambridge  31/1/15 We are delighted to announce a forthcoming major event hosted by our Institute, together with the Divinity Faculty of The University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Theological Federation, on Friday, 6 February 2015, at 5.30 p.m., in St Giles Church, Cambridge. Our very distinguished guest, Metropolitan Hilarion ...

Father Michel Jalkh – Secretary of MECC meets COOC leaders

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United Kingdom - December 2014 On 26 November His Grace Bishop Vahan Hovhannesian, in his capacity as President of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches (COOC) hosted a luncheon at the Randa Restaurant, Kensington, in order to introduce The Reverend Dr. Michel Jalkh, General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) to some of ...

Church Leaders gather at Lambeth to pray for the Middle East

United Kingdom - September 2014 On 3 September, following the initiative of His Grace Bishop Angaelos, Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury invited leaders and representatives of the Middle East Churches in the UK to gather “in Solidarity with Christians in the Middle East: Rejoicing in their Faith and Sharing in their Collective Pain”at Lambeth Palace on ...

Historic visit of H.H. The Catholicos of the East to United Kingdom

  September 2013 The recent visit of His Holiness Mar Basilius Mar Thoma Paulose II, Catholicos of the East, to England, was not only a great blessing for the Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom but also a significant ecumenical event. His visit marked a number of historic anniversaries: 80 years since the first celebration ...

The Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom responds to the Government Equalities Office Consultation relating to same-sex civil marriage

14/6/2012 The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre UK Media and Public Relations Office The Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom responds to the Government Equalities Office Consultation relating to same-sex civil marriage. In response to the Government Equalities Office Consultation, The Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom has stated that it cannot support the proposal relating to ...

Churches given Heritage Lottery Fund grants for Repair

The Serbian Orthodox Church of St George in Leicester is among those to benefit

19/6/2011 United Kingdom Almost £700,000 is to be spent carrying out urgent repairs to some of the East Midlands' most important Grade II-listed churches. Buildings including the Greek Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in Nottingham and the Serbian Orthodox Church of St George, Leicester, will benefit. The grants, from the Heritage Lottery Fund, will be distributed by English ...

Abba Seraphim attends Holy Synod in Cairo

22/5/2010 British Orthodox Church His Holiness Pope Shenouda III presided over the annual meeting of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church on the Eve of Pentecost, Saturday, 22 May 2010 with eighty-seven members personally present. The Synod meets in the Church of St. Antony on the second floor of the Papal Residence at Anba Rueis ...