Bishop Angaelos - General Bishop, Coptic Orthodox Church UK
Stephen Sackur speaks to Bishop Angaelos, the General Bishop of the Coptic Church in the UK, and asks if Christians have any future in the Middle East.
Stephen Sackur speaks to the General Bishop of the Coptic Church in the UK, Bishop Angaelos.
In just a few days from now, Pope Francis will fly to Egypt to offer his personal support to Egypt's Coptic Christians. He will be met by a community filled with apprehension, targeted by jihadist extremists and subject to persistent discrimination and sectarian violence. Elsewhere in Syria and Iraq, the plight of Christians is even worse. Do Christians have any future at all in the Middle East?