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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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Investiture 2015

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Our 2015 London investiture was held on Saturday 2 May 2015 at St. Margaret’s Church, Lothbury. Congralutions to all who were promoted or invested into membership. We were particularly delighted to welcome into membership several new members of our recently established Royal Hospital Commandery and our Georgia, US, Commandery. Especial thanks to our Patron, HG Bishop […]

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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 […]

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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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£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 […]