The Clergy of Greece and Cyprus Publishes a Petition Against Patriarch Bartholomew’s Views

The Clergy of Greece and Cyprus Publishes a Petition Against Patriarch Bartholomew’s Views

Sedmitza.ru - 07/12/14 The Patriarch's views on the nature of the Orthodox Church and its relations with other denominations are criticized in the document. Athens. The petition was published in Greece, which strongly criticizes recent statements of Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, preceding a meeting between Pope Francis of Rome and the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Pays Historic Visit to Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Istanbul

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, November 29, 2014 CONTACT: Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Press Officer Phone: +905314388990 E-mail: JChryssavg@aol.com Rev. Nephon Tsimalis, English Office E-mail: patriarchate.english@gmail.com ISTANBUL – Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will attend the Papal Mass at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Istanbul today. Patriarch Bartholomew will be received by Pope Francis at the entrance and ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Welcomes Pope Francis at Istanbul International Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, November 29, 2014 CONTACT: Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Press Officer Phone: +905314388990 E-mail: JChryssavg@aol.com Rev. Nephon Tsimalis, English Office E-mail: patriarchate.english@gmail.com ISTANBUL – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of over 300 million Orthodox faithful worldwide, welcomed His Holiness Pope Francis at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul. "Your Holiness, beloved brother in Christ, we welcome you with great joy, ...

Pope Francis will visit Ecumenical Patriarchate and meet with His-All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Pope Francis will visit Ecumenical Patriarchate and meet with His-All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

22/11/14 NEW YORK— His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will welcome Pope Francis to the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople on November 29 and 30, 2014. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew extended the invitation to the Pope during His Holiness’ inaugural Mass in March 2013. Pope Francis is scheduled to attend a Doxology at 4:00 p.m. (UTC/GMT + 2 hours) on ...

Address By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew On the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Pro Oriente

(November 8, 2014) Your Holiness and Beatitude, Your Eminences, Dr. Johann Marte, esteemed President of the Pro Oriente Foundation, Your Excellencies, most reverend church leaders and distinguished civil authorities, members of the diplomatic community, Dear friends, It is indeed a particular privilege and honor to be invited to address you on the auspicious occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Pro ...

Orthodoxy is not simply a Church of the past – Patriarch Bartholomew

Orthodoxy is not simply a Church of the past – Patriarch Bartholomew

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople - 23/10/14 Greeting By His All-Holiness To The Toronto's Conference on the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Your Eminence and beloved brother Metropolitan Sotirios, Honorable organizers and participants, Dear friends and faithful, It is with sincere paternal joy that we greet you from the sacred Center of the Orthodox Church. We are pleased to extend our paternal ...

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visits little Haghia Sophia

Ecumenical Patriarchate - October 2014 On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, the feast of Saints Sergius and Bacchus, His All-Holiness visited the former Byzantine Church dedicated to the memory of these saints. The current building's construction is traced back to the Roman Emperor Justinian and his wife Theodora. In 1497, it was converted to a mosque and ...

Historic Armenian Liturgy held at the Akdamar Church unites Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christians: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Participates for the first time together with Syriac and Armenian Orthodox Prelates

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Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service - 8/9/14 Turkey: The fifth annual Armenian Orthodox Liturgy was held at the historic at the Cathedral of Holy Cross located on the Akdamar Island on 7th September 2014. This year it was a very special and historic due the presence of His All ...

Ecumenical Patriarch’s Fifth Visit to Sumela Monastery

Ioanna Zikakou - 16/8/14 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited Sumela Monastery in Turkey for the fifth consecutive year and officiated the Divine Liturgy held in the historic monastery. Hundreds of worshipers attended the liturgy for the Dormition of Virgin Mary in an atmosphere of piety and emotion. People arrived in Trabzon by air, car or even bikes in order to ...

Statement By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew On The Present Violence In Iraq

August 2014 The recent wave of violence against innocent families and children in Iraq has rendered the world shocked and horrified. We will not remain indifferent or silent before such irrational persecution, cultural intolerance and appalling loss of life, especially when it is caused by religious hatred and racial hostility. The targeting of tens of thousands of ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Scholarship

12/8/14 The Ecumenical Patriarchate recently developed the “Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Scholarship” program, with funding provided by the John C. Kulis Charitable Foundation (the “Kulis Foundation”). His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has tirelessly supported the education of his community for many years, and this program has emerged as the first-ever fully funded scholarship program. It is designed ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Visits Athens and Cappadocia

June 2014 His All-Holiness in Athens On Tuesday, June 17, 2014, His All-Holiness traveled to Greece, where he attended and offered the keynote address at an academic conference held at the historic Herod Atticus Amphitheater at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens. The Ecumenical Patriarch was invited to officially open the environmental conference organized by the ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew receives Pope Francis at Little Galilee

  26/5/14 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew receives Pope Francis at Little Galilee, the venue where Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras received Pope Paul VI in 1964. Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew finish their private meeting at the summer residence of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Photo courtesy of Andrew Constantinou.  Source:    

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew And Pope Francis Pray Together At Holy Sepulcher

26/5/14 JERUSALEM – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Holiness Pope Francis celebrated a fifty-year milestone on 25th May 2014 , continuing the legacy of their predecessors Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. Meeting at the Apostolic Delegation in the Old City of Jerusalem, the worldwide heads of the Roman Catholic and the Orthodox Churches signed ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew And Pope Francis Issue Joint Declaration

25/5/14 JERUSALEM – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Holiness Pope Francis crossed a fifty-year milestone today, continuing the legacy of their predecessors Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. In 1964, those leaders broke a silence of centuries and paved the way toward greater dialogue. Meeting this afternoon at the Apostolic Delegation in the Old City ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presides over Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

  25/5/14 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presides over Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew officiated at the Patriarchal and Hierarchal co-celebration in the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem, also serving were Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III, the clergy of the Synod of the Ecumenical Throne and the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, ...

Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem warmly greets Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

  24/5/14 His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem warmly greets His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem. His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, escorted by His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III, walk to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher to celebrate a Doxology in the Katholikon. Source:  

The Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in the Holy City of Jerusalem, May 24-26

20/5/14 The Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in the Holy City of Jerusalem, May 24-26. The Order of Saint Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate take this opportunity to inform the faithful regarding the upcoming historic meeting between His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Holiness Pope Francis taking place in Jerusalem May ...

Ecumenical Patriarchate Announces Official Delegation for Meeting with Pope Francis in Jerusalem May 25, 2014

May 2014 NEW YORK – The Ecumenical Patriarchate today  a list of persons accompanying Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of over 300 million Orthodox faithful worldwide, on his pilgrimage to meet Pope Francis in Jerusalem. The trip commemorates the 1964 meeting of their predecessors; Pope Paul VI and Patriarch Athenagoras I. Included in the Official Delegation are ...