Reg. No. 1084047
Editorial supervisor, Dr. Helmy Guirguis
 
Dr. Helmy Guirguis 71, the president of the UK Copts, passed away on the 31 of January, 2015 after a struggle with illness. UK Copts mourns its founder and leader. He is a leader that touched so many by his life and has been fighting for the coptic case till his last breath. The commemoration mass for his 40th day will be held on Sunday 15th of March, 2014 starting 8 AM in Saint Mary and Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Centre of Birmingham (Lapworth) .For commiserations, please send us an email to info@copts.co.uk

Tribute to Dr Helmy Guirguis by Lord David Alton

Helmy was a truly wonderful man of great integrity and I count myself fortunate to have known him. 

It was Helmy who first introduced me to the rich story of the Coptic Church and to its contemporary sufferings.

We worked together over many years during which I found him to be an invaluable source of wisdom and practical knowledge.

He was a man of great and enduring faith and the Church has lost a wonderful and true son – while the world has lost a dedicated physician and good man.

Lord David Alton of Liverpool

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