Happy 90th Birthday to H.M. the Queen, CCJ Patron

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CCJ staff, members and Trustees send Her Majesty The Queen, our Patron all good wishes on the very special and joyous occasion of her 90th birthday. The Queen became Patron of the Council of Christians and Jews in 1952. Since then many things have changed both within our organisation and throughout the United Kingdom; during… Read more »

Statement on new set of Lambeth Awards

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(Archbishop Gregorios, Bishop Angaelos and Rabbi Dr David Rosen. In order left to right)   The Council of Christians and Jews congratulates His Eminence Archbishop Gregorios, a joint President of CCJ, who has been recently honoured in the 2016 Lambeth Awards. Among the other recipients is His Grace, Bishop Angaelos OBE, who has also received… Read more »

Statement on the attack at Lahore

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Along with many others, CCJ wishes to condemn in the strongest terms the violence perpetrated in Lahore over the Easter weekend.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have been wounded or affected in any way, especially for those who have lost loved ones.  In particular, we are horrified at the targeted attack… Read more »

Press Statement: HG Bishop Angaelos and the US Statement on genocide.

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HG Bishop Angaelos, Head of the Coptic Church in the UK has welcomed the recent US announcement denouncing ISIS as ‘committing genocide’ against Christians, Yazidis and Shiite Muslims. Speaking yesterday he stated that today was a ‘significant step forwards…..as it sheds light on the important issue of human suffering and the violation of human dignity.’… Read more »

Statement on the recent intensification of attacks in Israel

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Our thoughts and prayers are with all those killed and injured in the attacks across Israel yesterday which appear to still be ongoing, together with their friends and families. Violence such as this will not solve the conflict but serves only to further divide Israelis and Palestinians, to magnify those voices on both sides preaching… Read more »