The Church of England’s obsession with diversity is damaging its orthodoxy

Jul 8, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: “Your Grace, do you by chance know what ‘Sexuality, composition of themed groups’ is? Or what it has to do with the price of fish?” tweeted George Trefgarne in response to the observation that out of 85 General Synod questions, not one was concerned with the plight of the world’s persecuted Christians. He was referring to Synod question No.9: The Revd Canon Dr Judith Maltby (Universities & TEIs) to ask the Chair of the House of Bishops: Q9 What steps are being taken...

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

Dec 11, 2016 by

It is with great sadness that we receive the news today of at least 25 people brutally murdered by an explosion during regular Sunday worship at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo, adjacent to the Grand Cathedral of Saint Mark. Our prayers are with those whose lives have been so senselessly ended, those who have been injured, and every family and community affected. We also pray for every Coptic parish and community across Egypt as they fill their churches this morning, as well as for...

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Human Rights Day 2016: Statement by HG Bishop Angaelos

Dec 10, 2016 by

Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom 10 December 2016 As another year draws to a close and we mark Human Rights Day 2016, the importance of the sanctity of every human life remains challenged in far too many places in our world. This is despite various charters and conventions put in place to safeguard the lives of all. While humanity is seen to be rapidly advancing in many areas we are, as a global community, guilty of...

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Prince Charles finds new Syriac Orthodox Church “Deeply Encouraging”

Nov 28, 2016 by

by Christian Mills, Royal Central: The plight of the Syriac Orthodox Church has been a very harrowing one these past few years, with expansions by Da’esh into the Assyrian heartland within northern Iraq and Syria driving hundreds of ancient Christian communities out of the region entirely. Faced with endemic persecution and the threat of extinction, tens of thousands of Assyrians have fled westward to safer havens in Europe and beyond. The United Kingdom itself has become the home for many of...

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Russian Patriarch: LGBT agenda poses ‘significant threat for the existence of the human race’

Nov 24, 2016 by

by Fr Mark Hodges, LifeSite: The head of the world’s largest Orthodox Church says anti-discrimination laws supporting homosexuality and transgenderism are “at odds with the moral nature of human beings.” Patriarch Kirill, leader of more than 200 million Russian Orthodox Christians, gave an exclusive interview to Russia Today (RT), the English-language news channel that provides a Russian view on global news. The Christian leader said Western same-sex “marriage”...

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Russian patriarch concerned about Anglican developments

Oct 19, 2016 by

from Catholic Culture: The head of the Russian Orthodox Church met with the Archbishop of Canterbury in England on October 18 and expressed his concerns about developments within Anglicanism. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow “drew Archbishop Justin Welby’s attention to the Russian Orthodox Church’s concern over the liberalization of the Church of England’s teaching on church order, particularly, the ordination of women as priests and bishops and on the family and morality,” according to the Moscow...

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