A meeting of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the UK took place on the evening of 6th December at St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church, Kensington, London.
It was attended by many bishops and priests representing the:
Armenian Orthodox Church
British Orthodox Church
Coptic Orthodox Church
Eritrean Orthodox Church
Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Indian Orthodox Church
Syrian Orthodox Church
The Council discussed the Oriental Orthodox Festival for 2012, the Orthodox Education Day, the meeting of the Catholic-Oriental Orthodox Regional Forum, and the situation facing the Churches in the Middle East. There was an opportunity to hear the news from each of the member Churches, and a warm sense of fellowship and fraternal community was shared by all.
The meeting was chaired by the President of the Council, His Grace Bishop Angaelos.
The Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the UK meets four times a year, and organises a number of events.
Father Peter Farrington
Secretary of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the UK