Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem leads Prayer for peace in Jordan

May 2014 At Bethany beyond Jordan, the place where Christ was baptised by John the Baptist, the church leaders held a Divine Liturgy to pray for peace for the Holy Land and the region. The Jerusalem patriarch Theophilos III delivered an address to the gathering, reiterating the significance of Jordan’s role as a “hub of peace” and a ...

A speech by The Prince of Wales at an Advent reception for Christians from the Middle East

December 2013 The speech made by HRM Prince Charles during the visit to Coptic and Syriac Communities in the UK. It is a particular pleasure to be able to welcome you here during this season of Advent. Although, I must say, standing here, as I am, alongside a "wise man from the East", it does perhaps feel ...

The Prince of Wales and HRH Prince Ghazi of Jordan visit Coptic and Syrian Orthodox communities

December 2013 The Prince of Wales has heard the heartbreaking stories of Syrians desperate for the international community to end the conflict in their homeland. His Royal Highness was accompanied by Prince Ghazi of Jordan and the Bishop of London, the Right Rev Richard Chartres throughout his day. David Yakoub, who was close to tears, put his hands ...