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Beirut explosion – how you can help

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Many members of the Order have asked how they can help in the aftermath of the devastating explosion in Beirut. As the Order does not have a partner organization in Lebanon, we are asking members to make donations via other charities on this occasion. East Beirut’s Christian neighbourhoods have been particularly affected by the blast, […]

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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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The Order’s Relief Corps

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With the defeat of Islamic State in its northern Iraqi strongholds of Mosul and the surrounding districts, the work of the Order of St George Relief Corps in the region is now at an end. During its existence our Relief Corps was able to distribute over $50,000 worth of medical supplies, and provided front line […]

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Responding to the Iraq crisis

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With the fight against Islamic State terror in northern Iraq reaching new levels of ferocity, there are real dangers of a massive humanitarian crisis among innocent people fleeing the fighting and in the villages and towns liberated from IS. Up to one and a half million people are still living in IS-occupied Mosul. The majority […]

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Christmas conviviality

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The Order returned to the Savoir Faire Restaurant in the heart of London’s West End for another successful Yuletide gourmet lunch. “We had a wonderful Christmas lunch yesterday,” reports Dame Simone Simmons. “Everyone was in good humour, and a great time was had by all! We raised a really respectable sum for St.George’s church, Baghdad in the […]

Africa

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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Latin Inspiration

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Join us at St Mary’s church in the lovely Kent village of Chiddingstone on 11 July 2015 for a concert by the Myriad singers on the theme of sacred and secular music from South America. Interval refreshments at this event are free but a bar collection will be taken in support of Canon Andrew White’s Foundation […]

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Brutality facing Christians intensifying

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The widespread brutality facing Christians and minorities in the Middle East is intensifying, and gross violations of the God-given right and freedom to practice faith and belief, as protected by Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, is increasingly experienced by them in their homelands. Heightened levels of extremism seek to eradicate indigenous […]