New Session of the Holy and Sacred Synod

Ecumenical Patriarchate 10/04/11 On Tuesday, October 4, 2011, His All-Holiness presided over deliberations of the new session of Holy and Sacred Synod. The members for the new period (September 2011-February 2012) include Metropolitans Geron Constantine of Nikaia, Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain, Ambrosios of Karpathos and Kasos, John of Pergamon, Iakovos of the Princes Islands, Meliton ...

Büyükada orphanage in Istanbul to be transferred to Greek Patriarchate

26/11/2010 ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Procedures to transfer the orphanage on the largest of Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands to the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate have been completed and the deed will be delivered to Patriarch Bartholomew on Monday, daily Hürriyet reported Friday. The patriarchate’s lawyer, Cem Sofuoğlu, said the transfer of the Büyükada orphanage would mark the first time an issue ...