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Feast of Saint Nicholas in Myra

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Feast of Saint Nicholas in Myra

On Thursday, December 6, 2012, Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Myra presided over the concelebration of the Divine Liturgy, together with Metropolitans Joseph of Proikonnisos and Soterios of Pisidia, for the commemoration of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Myra of Lycia.   Photos by Antexoume

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Funeral of Patriarch Ignatius of Antioch

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Funeral of Patriarch Ignatius of Antioch

On Sunday, December 9, 2012, His All-Holiness presided over the funeral service for Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch and All the East at the Saint Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Beirut. Participating clergy included the First Hierarchs of Autocephalous Orthodox Churches, Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus and Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, as well […]

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Christmas at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

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Christmas at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

On Tuesday, Christmas Day, 2012, His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch presided over the Divine Liturgy on the great Feast of the Lord’s Nativity at the Patriarchal Church of St. George. In attendance were numerous pilgrims and youth from all over the world.The liturgy was followed by Fr. Konstantinos Kenanidis ordination as Deacon.Fr.Konstantinos will serve the […]

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January 1st Services at the Phanar

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January 1st Services at the Phanar

On Monday, December 31, 2012, following Great Vespers at the Patriarchal Church of St. George, His All-Holiness received the Hierarchs of the Throne at the Patriarchal office for the traditional cutting of Vasilopita; the golden coin fell to Metropolitan Germanos of Tranoupoleos. The formal cutting of Vasilopita for the Patriarchal staff was held at the […]

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The Great Feast of Theophany at the Phanar

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The Great Feast of Theophany at the Phanar

On Sunday, January 6, 2013, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presided over the Divine Liturgy with members of the Holy and Sacred Synod on the occasion of the Feast of the Theophany at the Patriarchal Church of St. George.  Following the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, the Ecumenical Patriarch participated in the traditional blessing of […]

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Turn That Key Mr.Erdogan

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Turn That Key Mr.Erdogan

Two weeks ago, Turkey’s Directorate General for Foundations (VGM) announced a decision to return 469 acres of woodlands back to its rightful owner, the Agia Triada Monastery Foundation. This was the latest step in the process of returning properties that the Turkish state expropriated from non-Muslim minorities, following a 2011 law passed by the Turkish […]

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Patriarchal Divine Liturgy in Tbilisi

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Patriarchal Divine Liturgy in Tbilisi

On Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi, His All-Holiness presided over the concelebration of the Divine Liturgy together with Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia, Patriarch Irenej of Serbia, the Patriarchal Vicar of the Church of Bulgaria, Metropolitan Kyril of Varna, and Metropolitan Christopher of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Among those […]

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Feast of Saint John Chrysostom at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

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Feast of Saint John Chrysostom at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 His All-Holiness presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of Saint George for the commemoration of Saint John Chrysostom. The tradition of enthronement of St. John Chrysostom on the Patriarchal Throne, is upheld to this very day in the Phanar, on the feast day of the Saint (13 […]

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The Feast of the Three Hierarchs at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

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The Feast of the Three Hierarchs at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presided over the Divine Liturgy in commemoration of the Feast of the Three Hierarchs: Saint Basil the Great, Saint Gregory the Theologian and Saint John Chrysostom. Following the Divine Liturgy, reception was held at the Patriarchal Hall.             Photos: by […]

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Bill Clinton’s Letter to the Ecumenical Patriarch

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Bill Clinton’s Letter to the Ecumenical Patriarch

I read the outstanding article in the New York Times about your environmental advocacy, and I wanted to offer my deepest gratitude for your leadership on this important issue. Thank you for reminding people of all faiths that our planet is a precious gift- your teachings are wise and inspiring, and I hope they continue to resonate around the globe.

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