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Ordination of Metropolitan of Austria

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Ordination of Metropolitan of Austria

On Wednesday, November 30, 2011, His All-Holiness presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of St. George for the celebration of the Patronal Feast of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on the occasion of the feastday of St. Andrew, First-Called of the Apostles. The Liturgy also included the ordination to the episcopate of the newly-elected […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch welcomes Vice President Biden to the Phanar

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Ecumenical Patriarch welcomes Vice President Biden to the Phanar

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew welcomed the Hon. Joseph Biden, Vice President of the United States to the Sacred See of St. Andrew, First-called of the Apostles. The historical first visit of a sitting Vice President of the United States took place on Saturday, December 3, 2011, at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul, Turkey. Photos […]

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Distinguished Historian invested as Archon

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Distinguished Historian invested as Archon

On Tuesday, November 29, 2011, Vespers of the Feastday of St. Andrew, His All-Holiness invested the distinguished historian and researcher, Dimitrios Apostolopoulos, in recognition of his personal and scholarly work, as Archon of Panaghia Pammakaristos Brotherhood. Photos by N.Manginas

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Address of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the “World Policy Conference”

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Address of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the “World Policy Conference”

Europe as a laboratory for Global Governance (Wien,10/12/2011)   Your Excellencies, distinguished participants, Since the 15th century, Europe has been the protagonist in the unification of the Oecumene, the ‘inhabited world’. If we further take into account Europe’s overseas offshoots, globalization is, in fact, the result of many centuries of European Ecumenism. In the past, […]

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The meaning of Davutoğlu’s visit with Patriarchs

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The meaning of Davutoğlu’s visit with Patriarchs

Last week, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu visited with the Greek and Armenian Patriarchs, as well as held meetings with the representatives of other minority groups. For any country, a visit from a minister with members of religious minorities may be worth reporting, but these visits had implications that go well beyond newsworthiness. We used to […]

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Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Phanar

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Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Phanar

On Saturday afternoon, March 3, 2012, His All-Holiness received the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Ahmet Davutoğlu at the Phanar. This was the first such visit by a Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Among those in attendance were Metropolitan Geron Constantine of Nicaea, Metropolitan Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos […]

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Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

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Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

On Sunday, March 4, 2012, His All-Holiness celebrated the Divine Liturgy marking the Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Patriarchal Church of St. George. Among those in attendance were Ambassador Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos, Secretary General of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, the General Consul of Greece in Istanbul, the Hon. Nikolaos Matthioudakis, and Greek […]

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The Sanctification of the Holy Myrrh at the Phanar

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The Sanctification of the Holy Myrrh at the Phanar

On Sunday, April 8, 2012, following the doxology on Palm Sunday, His All-Holiness blessed the Archon Myrepsos (Perfumer) George Savvits who, along with his colleagues, will assist in the preparation of the Holy Myron (Myrrh). Photos by N.Manginas

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Beginning of the Process of Santictification of Holy Myrrh

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Beginning of the Process of Santictification of Holy Myrrh

On Holy Monday, April 9, 2012, following the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts at the Patriarchal Church of St. George, His All-Holiness blessed the beginning of the process of sanctification of the Holy Myron in a special office. The Ecumenical Patriarch sprinkles holy water on the prepared materials, the utensils to be used, and […]

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The Sanctification Ceremony for the Holy Myrrh

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The Sanctification Ceremony for the Holy Myrrh

The Sanctification Ceremony for the Holy Myrrh at the Ecumenical Patriarchate on Holy Thursday morning. The Great Vespers and the Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil the Great. The Sanctification Ceremony for the Holy Myrrh at 2:01:48-2:14:00

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