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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 […]

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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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Crisis in Mosul

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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 comments on the worsening crisis in Mosul, Iraq: “As the widespread violence and aggression facing Christians and minority groups in Mosul, Iraq, intensifies, it is increasingly evident that the fundamental […]

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Canon Andrew receives William Wilberforce Award

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We are delighted to announce that the Order’s Spiritual Protector, Canon Andrew White, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the William Wilberforce Award. The annual William Wilberforce Award is given to recognize its recipient as an example and model of the witness of real Christianity making a difference in the face of tough societal problems […]

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High praise for Canon Andrew

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High praise for Canon Andrew, the Order’s Spiritual Protector… “Of course, there are so many others doing work that is hidden from view. Canon Andrew White is perhaps the Church of England’s best export – working in Baghdad among Christians and Muslims, where he is respected by Sunni and Shiite leaders alike. He has put up with […]

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Canon Andrew addresses investiture

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Our 2013 investiture in the magnificent setting of Rochester Cathedral was one of the highlights of the Order’s year. It was a time for celebration – as we welcomed new members formally to our ranks – followed by an extremely lengthy lunch! But there is a serious side to the work we do, and this […]

Iraq

Now eye see you

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A direct appeal from our Spiritual Protector, Canon Andrew White GCStG, resulted in the Order of St George providing an ophthalmoscope for the Eye Clinic in Baghdad. This piece of equipment is critical for early Ophthalmic Intervention and will help identify and deliver valuable Ophthalmic Services to those with the greatest need. We are committed […]