Tuesday 29 March 2016

HG Bishop Angaelos awarded Coventry Cross of Nails at Easter Sunday Coventry Cathedral service for his work on reconciliation

Photographs above by Martin R Williams
After having preached at the Easter Sunday Coventry Cathedral service at the invitation of the Bishop of Coventry, His Grace Bishop Christopher Cocksworth, His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, was awarded the Coventry Cross of Nails in recognition of his work on reconciliation by the Dean of Coventry Cathedral, The Very Reverend John Witcombe.

The Coventry Cross of Nails is recognised throughout the world as a symbol of peace and reconciliation. Although it has been awarded to hundreds of charities and organisations over many years, it is only rarely presented to individuals.