Welcoming Those Less Fortunate

Welcoming those less fortunate

Comment by His Grace Bishop Angaelos,

General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom

22 September 2015

Until now, the Middle East crisis has been contained in that part of the world, and has, for some, become somewhat of a distant reality. If we have occasionally been moved by what we have seen or heard in reports, we have also had the relative comfort of being several steps removed from the situation. Now however, we are witnessing the movement of tens of thousands of desperate people fleeing that crisis and approaching the shores of Europe to seek refuge, and so the issue has become much more immediate and closer to home. Continue reading “Welcoming Those Less Fortunate”

Bishop Angaelos reflects on Ethiopian victims of Daesh | Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative

Bishop Angaelos reflects on Ethiopian victims of Daesh | Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative.

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom regarding the situation in Mosul, Iraq

Bishop Angaelos

As the widespread violence and aggression facing Christians and minority groups in Mosul, Iraq, intensifies, it is increasingly evident that the fundamental right and freedom to practice one’s Faith and belief is, and continues to be, grossly violated.

We are currently witnessing an unacceptable widespread implementation of extremist religious ideology that threatens the lives of all Iraqi’s who do not fit within its ever-narrowing perspective. While this situation stands to eradicate centuries of co-existence and culture in the region it also threatens to significantly and negatively impact these communities for generations to come. If left unchallenged, it is not Iraq alone that is at risk, but the potential is intensified for the replication of this ideology as a viable and legitimate model for others across the Middle East. Continue reading “Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom regarding the situation in Mosul, Iraq”

HG Bishop Angaelos at a Congressional Hearing on Human Rights Abuses in Egypt


HG Bishop Angaelos of the Coptic Church

PRESS RELEASE
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10 December 2013

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 His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom testified at a Congressional Hearing on ‘Human Rights Abuses in Egypt’ in Washington DC on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2013. Continue reading “HG Bishop Angaelos at a Congressional Hearing on Human Rights Abuses in Egypt”

Prince Hassan of Jordan visits The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre UK

Prince Bin Tatal & Bishop Angaelos
Prince Bib Talal of Jordan & Bishop Angaelos

Press release

His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan was received by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, during a historic visit and interfaith gathering at The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre on 13 November 2013.

This visit facilitated a gathering of guests from a variety of faith backgrounds who met in the Cathedral of St George to listen and respond to addresses by Bishop Angaelos and Prince Hassan on the subject of interreligious dialogue and cooperation at an interreligious level.

In welcoming Prince Hassan, Bishop Angaelos, a Scholar-Consultant on the Christian Muslim Forum of England and Moderator of the Churches’ Inter Religious Network, said: Continue reading “Prince Hassan of Jordan visits The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre UK”