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It is clear that sadly there is no imminent end to the systematic and harsh persecution of the Christian Church in Iraq and Syria. In 2016 our Lent Appeal aims to raise money for two reputable partners – ‘Aid to the Church in Need’ and ‘Open Doors’ – to help to alleviate the suffering of Christians being persecuted because of their faith in the Middle East.

Visit www.london.anglican.org/lentappeal for full details of the Lent Appeal.

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Maronite Archbishop Joseph Tobji of Aleppo in bombed Maronite Cathedral, Old City, Aleppo, Syria
/ 20 April 2017

Lent Appeal 2016 – raising £164,000 for persecuted Christians

Carol Ward gives an update on the 2016 Lent Appeal which raised £164,000 for persecuted Christians in the Middle East.


The Preb Alan Moses
/ 24 May 2016

Area Dean walks the Silver Way to Santiago

Area Dean of Westminster, the Revd Preb Alan Moses, is walking 1,000 km to Santiago de Compostela, for the Lent Appeal in aid of persecuted Christians.


Lent Appeal 90,000 mark thank you
/ 20 May 2016

Lent Appeal target smashed

The Bishop of London has commended churches for raising double their Lent Appeal target for persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria.


Michelangelo Creation of Man
/ 16 March 2016

If these were silent, the stones would shout out

In Creation there is a masterplan so big that it makes our modern divisions and disagreements look insignificant. We are all children of God, walking along the road together.


Aid to the Church in Need
/ 15 March 2016

Diocesan staff raise £100 for Lent Appeal with soup kitchen

Staff from the London Diocesan Fund (LDF) raised £100 with a soup kitchen, allowing staff to learn more about the charities of this year’s Lent Appeal.


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