[Anglican Communion News Service] The Iraqi Ministry of Culture has honored the chaplain of Saint George’s Church, Baghdad, the Rev. Faiz Jerjes, as one of the country’s Distinguished Personalities of the Year for his role in supporting human rights work in the country. Jerjes, whose surname is sometimes transliterated Jerjees, has been involved with Saint George’s since 2006. After ordination, he served as curate at the church, before being licensed as priest in charge in January 2015 by the bishop of Cyprus and the Gulf, Michael Lewis.
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