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Halki Summit II: Reconciling Sacredness and Beauty

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Halki Summit II: Reconciling Sacredness and Beauty

Science and theology for a long time seemed to be in search of different sorts of truth, as if there were not one truth . . . This resulted in making truth subject to a dichotomy between the transcendent and the immanent.

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Halki Summit II: Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

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Halki Summit II: Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

This is precisely how we welcome all of you to the second Halki Summit, organized under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in close association and cooperation with Southern New Hampshire University.

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Message by Ecumenical Patriarch for World Oceans Day

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Message by Ecumenical Patriarch for World Oceans Day

Over the past two decades, the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Orthodox Church worldwide has drawn the world’s attention to the deteriorating condition of our oceans.

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Environmental Justice and Peace

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Environmental Justice and Peace

The word “ecology” contains the prefix “eco,” which derives from the Greek word oikos, signifying “home” or “dwelling.”

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Greek Orthodox Church in West Turkey opens after 93 years

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Greek Orthodox Church in West Turkey opens after 93 years

The church of Agios Konstantinos in the town of Menemen in Turkey’s western province of İzmir opened on Sunday for its first service in 93 years.

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Patriarchal Liturgy at the tomb of Saint John the Theologian

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Patriarchal Liturgy at the tomb of Saint John the Theologian

On Friday, May 8, 2015, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Basilika of Saint John the Theologian in Ephesus of Asia Minor.

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Pascha Message of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

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Pascha Message of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Therefore, Christ arose from the dead and demonstrated in this way as well the inability of death to prevail and bring about any stable change in the world.

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La Civiltà Cattolica publishes exclusive and extensive interview with Ecumenical Patriarch

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La Civiltà Cattolica publishes exclusive and extensive interview with Ecumenical Patriarch

Many people were moved, in particular, by the Pope and the Patriarch’s embrace, and by Francis’s bowing before Bartholomew with a request to be blessed and to pray for the Church of Rome.

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The Patriarch in Ankara on World Down Syndrome Day

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The Patriarch in Ankara on World Down Syndrome Day

Amongst an enthusiastic round of applause, His All-Holiness offered three wheel-chairs to assist the disabled and then departed to return to Constantinople after midnight.

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Reflections by Ecumenical Patriarch at the Forum in Philippines

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Reflections by Ecumenical Patriarch at the Forum in Philippines

Many of you may be surprised that a religious leader concerned with “spiritual” values is accompanying a political leader involved with “secular” issues.

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BUILDING BRIDGES: Interfaith Dialogue, Ecological Awareness, and Culture of Solidarity

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BUILDING BRIDGES: Interfaith Dialogue, Ecological Awareness, and Culture of Solidarity

Our Church has traditionally sought to build bridges between diverse faiths, cultures and peoples, between humanity and the natural environment, as well as to promote peace and solidarity in the name of God and for the sake of the human person.

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Ecumenical Patriarchate Officially Entered Elder Paisios among the List of Saints

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Ecumenical Patriarchate Officially Entered Elder Paisios among the List of Saints

On January 13, 2015, the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople officially entered PAISIOS EZNEPIDIS (1924-1994) among the list of saints whose memory the Orthodox Church celebrates.

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