Ecumenical Patriarchate

ORTHODOX SEMINARY OF ST. ANDREW BEGINS WORK IN GUATEMALA

August 10, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru  – 10/8/17 A new seminary program has begun training eager candidates in Guatemala, where the Orthodox Church is rapidly growing, missionary to Guatemala and Mexico Jesse Brandow writes on his Facebook page. The program aims to educate leaders of all types in the Church, whether clerical or lay, and features instruction on-site and via Skype. “Today […]

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Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania

July 16, 2017 Featured
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The Albanian Orthodox Church – July 2017 Panegyric Divine Liturgy Celebrated at the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana.  Today, on June 24, 2017, a Panegyric Divine Liturgy was celebrated on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. […]

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Twenty-Five Years Since June 24, 1992 – The Day of the Canonical Revival of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

July 16, 2017 Featured
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The Albanian Orthodox Church – June – July 2017 Election of Archbishop Anastasios: A Remarkable Day of the Resurrection of Faith after the Atheistic Darkness Although formal freedom was already restored to the country, the beginning of the 1990s was a dramatic time period for the Community of the Orthodox faithful in Albania. There was […]

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Reading between the lines of the article “Enhancing the Role of the Ecumenical Patriarch”

June 23, 2017 Featured
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Tamar Lomidze – 23/6/17 Dennis Menos, the author of the publication “Enhancing the Role of the Ecumenical Patriarch” in The National Herald, asserts that the organizational structure of the Orthodox Church based on the principle of autocephaly does not meet the requirements of the present day. In particular, according to Mr.Menos, it does not allow […]

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THE VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM TO CONSTANTINOPLE – CAPPADOCIA

June 20, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 20/6/17 The visit of His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos at the Ecumenical Patriarchate and later on to Cappadocia began on Friday, 3rd/ 16th June 2017. His Beatitude was invited by the All-Holy Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos for this visit, as the latter has undertaken pilgrimage tours to […]

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THERE IS GROWING INTEREST IN MARTIN LUTHER IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH SAYS ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH

June 10, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – June 2017 The Orthodox Church has been taking an active and increasing interest in the person and works of Martin Luther lately, according to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. The Constantinopolitan primate expressed this opinion during a speech at Germany’s Tübingen University on May 30, the day after receiving an honorary doctorate for […]

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Pan-Orthodox Conference – “Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church”

June 6, 2017 Featured
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SVOTS – St. Phoebe Center – June 2017 October 6, 2017 – October 7, 2017 St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church 4949 Alton Parkway Irvine, CA 92604 This Pan-Orthodox Conference—dedicated to examining diaconal ministry in the Orthodox Church—will include among its presenters one trustee, two professors, and two alumni from St Vladimir’s Seminary. In four sessions, […]

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37th Annual Commemoration of the Fall of Constantinople

June 2, 2017 Featured
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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago – June 2017 “ENGINEERING AN ANCIENT EMPIRE AND ITS LEGACY TODAY” PRESENTATION HOSTED BY GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO, THE ARCHONS OF THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE, AND THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF CONSTANTINOPLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE GREEK AMERICA FOUNDATION.” CHICAGO, IL: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, together with the Archons […]

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ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH TO PARTICIPATE IN CELEBRATIONS FOR 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF PROTESTANT REFORMATION

May 27, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 27/5/17 During his visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople in September 2016, Heinrich Bedford-Strom, Chairman of the Council of German Evangelical Churches, told His All-Holiness that “it would be a special honor” if the patriarch would attend the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in Wittenberg and Tübingen this […]

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MET. IRINEJ OF BAČKA: “I TOLD THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH NOT TO LEAD THE CHURCH INTO A NEW SCHISM”

May 18, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 18/5/17 Photo: Romfea.gr Metropolitan Irinej of Bačka of the Serbian Orthodox Church has expressed his dismay and disappointment over meetings between representatives of the schismatic “Kiev Patriarchate” and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Phanar in Constantinople, Romfea reports. In a meeting with Archbishop Luke of Zaporozhye and Melitopol, Met. Irinej stated that he […]

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PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW EMPHASIZES ECUMENICAL AGENDA AT RECENT WCC ADDRESS

April 27, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 27/4/17 In Geneva to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy and the 25th anniversary of his enthronement to the Ecumenical throne, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew delivered an address to the World Council of Churches (WCC) at Geneva’s Ecumenical Center yesterday. The patriarch focused on […]

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RUSSIAN CHURCH CONCERNED ABOUT CONSTANTINOPLE MEETING WITH UKRAINIAN SCHISMATICS

April 2, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 2/4/17 The head of the Moscow Synodal Department for External Church Relations (DECR) Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk has expressed concern over the fact that the Patriarchate of Constantinople receives representatives of schismatic Ukrainian church communities. “We fully respect the Ecumenical Patriarch, and do not consider it necessary to comment on what political actors […]

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PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW TELLS UKRAINIAN PM THAT CONSTANTINOPLE WILL HELP BUILD SINGLE CHURCH IN UKRAINE

March 19, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 19/3/17 “We pray that the Ukrainian people would be united in one Church. The Mother Church of Constantinople will help you find such a united Church,” His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew told Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman during a meeting in the offices of the patriarchate in Constantinople on March 15. The Prime […]

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Modern Slavery – A Joint Declaration by the Ecumenical Patriarch & Archbishop of Canterbury

February 13, 2017 Featured
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The Ecumenical Patriarchate – February 2017 Read: COMMUNIQUÉ: Forum on Modern Slavery Held at the Phanar We, Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, and Justin, Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of All England, co-sponsored a special international Forum on Modern Slavery titled “Sins Before Our Eyes” at the Phanar from February 6-7, 2017. […]

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CONSTANTINOPLE METROPOLITANS MET WITH “KIEV PATRIARCHATE” SCHISMATICS

January 17, 2017 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 17/1/17 On January 12, 2017, representatives of the schismatic and unrecognized “Kiev Patriarchate” met with members of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Patriarch Bartholomew’s official Phanar residence, according to the schismatics’ site. General Secretary of the Holy Synod Metropolitan Bartholomew of Smyrna and Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, members of the […]

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V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum concludes works in Paris

January 14, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 14/1/17 The V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum held its works in Paris from 9 January to 12 January 2017. His Eminence Iosif, Romanian Orthodox Metropolitan of Western and Southern Europe, represented the Romanian Orthodox Church. The venue of the meeting was Missions Étrangères de Paris. The meeting was co-presided by […]

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The Coptic Orthodox Nun Who Visited Mount Athos

December 18, 2016 Featured News
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Special Courtesy – Fr Kyrillos Ibrahim – OCP News Service – 18/12/16 Visit – http://tamavirene.com/ Adapted from the book ‘Tamav Erene: A Torch of Love in the Coptic Monastic Life’. Saintly Tamav Erene (Mother Irini) was the Abbess (Mother Superior) of the St. Philopateer Mercurius (Abu Sefein) Coptic Orthodox Convent in Old Cairo, Egypt. Saintly Mother […]

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Message By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To the UNFCCC COP22 Session Marrakech, Morocco, November 7-18, 2016

November 5, 2016 Featured News
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Ecumenical Patriarchate – 5/11/16 MESSAGE By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To the UNFCCC COP22 Session Marrakech, Morocco, November 7-18, 2016 The 22nd session of the United Nations conference of the parties on climate change is, in some ways, an occasion for celebration that the world’s nations responded to the urgent call in Paris that […]

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“Bartholomew: Apostle and Visionary” – First Complete Biography of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

October 22, 2016 Featured News
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The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America – October 2016 NEW YORK – The first complete biography on His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, titled “Bartholomew: Apostle and Visionary,” authored by Fr. John Chryssavgis and published by Thomas Nelson Publishing has just been released, in time for the 25th Anniversary of His All-Holiness’ elevation to the venerable […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople calls everyone “to mobilize forces and to pray in the fight to protect the environment “

September 5, 2016 Featured News
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SPC.rs – 5/9/16 Dear friends, today the Patriarch of Constantinople wrote of the need to sensitize all people of the urgent ecological problems facing our planet today, including the adverse consequences produced by companies, “which can be, and are proving very dangerous and catastrophic for creation and life of living beings on earth.”  We are facing […]

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PRESIDENT POROSHENKO HELD MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVE OF ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE

July 31, 2016 Featured News
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www.risu.org.ua – July 2016 ALSO READ: PATRIARCH FILARET: “THE LOCAL ORTHODOX CHURCH WILL EXIST IN UKRAINE, WE WILL PURSUE THIS GOAL TOGETHER WITH THE STATE” President of Ukraine had a meeting with Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Archbishop Job Getcha of Telmessos. The Head of State expressed gratitude for the attention of the Mother Church of […]

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