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Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas 2016

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas 2016

We praise and glorify the God in Trinity, who deemed us worthy once again this year to reach the great feast of the Nativity in the flesh of the Son and Word of God the Father in “little Bethlehem.”






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Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas 2016 in Chinese

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas 2016 in Chinese

Patriarchal Encyclical for Christmas 2016 in Chinese.






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Message of Ecumenical Patriarch on the 25th Anniversary of His election

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Message of Ecumenical Patriarch on the 25th Anniversary of His election

Message of His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the 25th Anniversary of His election to the Ecumenical Throne.






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September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment (Chinese)

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September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment (Chinese)

正教這個神聖中心,保留了我們獨特的傳統,並保存了我們文化遺產和價值的豐富內涵






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September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

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September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

We need to have constant vigilance, information and education in order to understand clearly the relationship between today’s ecological crisis and our human passions of greed, materialism, self-centeredness, and rapacity, which result in and lead to the current crisis that we face.






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Patriarchal Encyclical for Pascha 2016

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Pascha 2016

Glory be to Him who bestows life, who has shown the light and love and peace to the world as well as to each one of us. Glory to Jesus Christ, the king of glory, the conqueror of death and champion of life.






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Patriarchal Catechetical Homily for the Great Lent

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Patriarchal Catechetical Homily for the Great Lent

Catechetical Homily on the occasion of the Holy and Great Lent by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.






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Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

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Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

Let each of us offer whatever we can to our refugee brothers and sisters, in whom we see the person of Jesus Christ.






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September 1st: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

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September 1st: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

“All of creation is renewed by the Holy Spirit, returning to its original state.” (Anavathmoi, First Tone)






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Patriarchal Proclamation of Christmas 2014

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Patriarchal Proclamation of Christmas 2014

God has appeared on earth and, at the same time, we have seen the perfect mantogether with the inconceivable value of the human person.






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Patriarchal Encyclical for the Ecclesiastical New Year

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Patriarchal Encyclical for the Ecclesiastical New Year

The common Mother of all Orthodox, the Church of Christ, the Body of our eternal Lord and divine-human Jesus Christ, compassionately ministers through all of its activities but especially through the Divine Eucharist, by offering its holy gifts to their Creator in the mystery of salvation.






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Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha 2014

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha 2014

The emotional state of the Lord’s disciples was grim after His Crucifixion, because by the Lord’s death on the Cross the hopes of His disciples were dispersed that He and they would one day prevail as political power. They had perceived the triumphant entrance of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, following the resurrection of Lazarus and the miraculous feeding of five thousand men, with additional women and children, by five loaves of bread and two fish, as a prelude of their conquering of secular authority. The mother of two of them moreover requested that her two sons sit by each side of the Lord, when He came to power. All these, however, dissipated as childish imaginations on account of the awful execution of Jesus Christ.






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