Thursday, January 06, 2011
Beloved brother concelebrants and blessed children in the Lord, Within the somber atmosphere that recently prevails throughout the world with the diverse affliction of the financial, social, moral and especially spiritual crisis, which has created increasing frustration, bitterness, confusion, anxiety, disappointment and fear among many people with regard to the future, the voice of the Church sounds sweet:
Friday, November 26, 2010
ISTANBUL -- Procedures to transfer the orphanage on the largest of Istanbul’s Princes’ Islands to the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate have been completed and the deed will be delivered to Patriarch Bartholomew on Monday. Read more...
Sunday, September 26, 2010
On Tuesday, September 21st His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received the Officers of the Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul. His All Holiness had invited the Officers through the cooperation of Archbishop Demetrios of America, the Chairman of the Assembly, who also led the delegation to the Phanar for the substantive and detailed meeting. Read more...
Saturday, August 28, 2010
NEW YORK, NY -- This weekend, CNN will feature His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in a story entitled, "The Last Patriarch? Greeks in Turkey" on the next episode of "World's Untold Stories".
Broadcast Schedule: Saturday, August 28: (EDT, New York) 9:30 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 29: 8:00 a.m., 4:30 p.m., 11:00 p.m.
Monday, August 30: (GMT) 03:00
Tuesday, August 31: (EDT, New York) 8:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Read more...
Saturday, August 21, 2010
SUMELA, Turkey—The Turkish government allowed Christians to pray Sunday at a spectacular and politically sensitive Greek Orthodox monastery for the first time since the country's creation, seeking to improve the country's record on religious tolerance and boost tourism.
The emotional, three-hour service at Sumela Monastery in Turkey's Black Sea region was the first of two special church openings the government recently has permitted