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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addresses 1st Istanbul World Forum

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addresses 1st Istanbul World Forum

It is a sincere privilege to be invited by the Prime Ministry Office of Public Diplomacy and the SETA Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research to address this 1st Istanbul World Forum held under the distinguished auspices of and officially opened by His Excellency Prime Minister Erdogan. Moreover, it is a personal pleasure to participate […]

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Orthodox Leader Deepens Progressive Stance on Environment

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Orthodox Leader Deepens Progressive Stance on Environment

At a conference near Istanbul last June, the chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall spoke about the endangered habitat of what she called “our closest relatives.” Underlining the evolutionary link, she described her encounter with a senior male ape who had a “beautiful white beard.”  With a smile, she turned to the 72-year-old man in the front […]

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French President Francois Hollande meets Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

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French President Francois Hollande meets Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

French President Francois Hollande met Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Elysee palace in Paris December 12,2012.

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The Ecumenical Patriarch at the 5th World Policy Conference in Cannes and in Monaco

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The Ecumenical Patriarch at the 5th World Policy Conference in Cannes and in Monaco

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople took part in the 5th World Policy Conference in Cannes, France, 8 December 2012. The World Policy Conference (WPC) is the only large-scale international conference entirely devoted to the issue of global governance in all its aspects.             Photos by ERIC GAILLARD/REUTERS  and EFE/EPA/ SEBASTIEN […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch expressed a paternal message of condolence and compassion for the victims of the tragedy in Newton,Connecticut

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Ecumenical Patriarch expressed a paternal message of condolence and compassion for the victims of the tragedy in Newton,Connecticut

There are more angels in heaven today. And those closest to the sweet children and their loving teachers are surrounded by more than just our love. They can take pride in “such a great cloud of witnesses,” who are now in the arms of God.

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas in English and Chinese

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas in English and Chinese

+ BARTHOLOMEW By the Mercy of God Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome And Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Mercy and Peace From the Savior Christ Born in Bethlehem *   *   * “Christ is born, glorify Him; Christ is on earth, exalt Him.” Let us rejoice in gladness for the ineffable condescension of […]

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2013 Catechetical Homily of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the Beginning of Great Lent

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2013 Catechetical Homily of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for the Beginning of Great Lent

The holy fathers, who arranged everything in an orderly manner, instituted a period of ascetic discipline and spiritual purification for forty days prior to the great feast of the Lord’s resurrection. This ascetic rule assumes the form of a limitation on foods through fasting, but especially an abstinence from evil.

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha 2013

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha 2013

The proclamation of the Resurrection by the myrrh-bearing women to the disciples of Christ was considered delirious. Yet, the word, formerly conceived as delirious, was confirmed as Truth. The risen Lord appeared to His disciples on several occasions.

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Plot to Kill Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Uncovered by Turkey

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Plot to Kill Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Uncovered by Turkey

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation into an alleged plot to assassinate Patriarch Bartholomew on the 560th anniversary of the conquest of İstanbul by the Ottomans.

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Ecumenical Patriarch offers Easter message on The Huffington Post

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Ecumenical Patriarch offers Easter message on The Huffington Post

While many Christians celebrated Easter over a month ago as a result of differing calendar calculations, Orthodox Easter takes place much later this year, falling on May 5. Thus, at midnight on Saturday, May 4, the night that our fourth-century predecessor on the Throne of Constantinople, St. Gregory Nazianzus, described as “brighter than any sunlit day,” some 300 million Orthodox Christians will swarm churches to hear the words: “Come, receive the light!”

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