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Going global

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Hospitaller activities of the Order are expanding and varied. Some are moving apace while others seem to be moving at a less than aggressive pace due to a variety of factors, most of which are beyond our direct control. Nigeria – Dame Chetachi Nwoga-Ecton’s When in Need Foundation have been, perhaps, our most impressive success to […]

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Medical aid tops $1,400,000

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Working with our regional partners, When In Need Mission To Africa, the Order has been able to send medical supplies valued at over $1,400,000 to Nigeria. Ondo State, which When in Nees works, has a population of approximately 3.5 million people, and the medical supplies will help 16 rural hospitals, serving around 600,000 people. The medications donated […]

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Books for Africa

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The Order of St George is organizing a book drive in support of the teachers and students at Kilimanjaro Information Technology College in Moshi, Tanzania. The aim is to provide educationally enriching reading materials to teachers and students at the college, which currently has no library. Once set up, the library will not only serve […]

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Bishop Angaelos, OBE

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Congratulation to His Grace Bishop Angaelos, GCStG, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom and a Patron of the Order of St. George, who has received an OBE from HM The Queen. The honour is for services to international religious freedom – the first time an OBE has been awarded in […]

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Nayrouz 2015

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The Coptic Orthodox Church community in the United Kingdom will commemorating the Coptic Feast of Nayrouz, marking the new Coptic Year, at their annual Vespers Service in St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey on Thursday 22 October, 2015 at 7.00pm. The service will give thanks for the past year and commemorate the martyrs of the past two millennia. […]

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£2500 for Egypt’s Copts

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The United Kingdom Grand Priory of the Order of St. George presented a cheque for £2,500 to support the humanitarian work of Egypt’s Coptic community during a special visit to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of St. George in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. The Order was received by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, who is pictured above with members of the […]