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Bridges to Bethlehem

The  Middle East Council of Churches have produced a series of short videos that showcase the way Christmas is joyfully and confidently celebrated in our Middle East region.  The first is introduced by our own Canon Andy Thompson and features not just Anglicans but also some of the many hosted groups at St Andrew Abu […]

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The Reverend Canon Dr Andrew Mayes

Bishop Michael is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Canon Dr Andrew Mayes as parish priest and chaplain of St Barnabas Limassol, including St Lazarus Pissouri, and diocesan spirituality adviser. Canon Mayes is currently Rector of East Blatchington and Bishopstone, near Seaford, Sussex, and spirituality adviser in the Diocese of Chichester. His earlier […]

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An honour in Bahrain

Congratulations to Mrs Angela Murray on being awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours.  The citation notes her service to charity and community in the Kingdom of Bahrain as well as her service on the Bahrain Anglican Church Council. Angela is well known across the diocese not least for her membership of Bishop’s […]

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Father Faiz Honored in Iraq

The Ministry of Culture honoured The Revd Faiz Jerjes, Chaplain of St George’s, Baghdad,  as one of the distinguished personalities of the year 2017 for his role in supporting human rights work in Iraq.  The celebration was attended by an audience of people interested in this field.

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Qatar Confirmations

The church of the Epiphany presented almost twenty candidates for confirmation to Bishop Michael on 8 December 2017 in two joyful ceremonies, one in English, the other in Tamil.  They came from a variety of national backgrounds, and the similarly multi-ethnic congregations and clergy pledged to support and pray for them in their life as […]

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