Calamos Supports Greece

Europe

“We Stand by Ukraine” Patriarch Bartholomew Says in Easter Message

In his Easter message, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew made reference to the war and the sufferings and atrocities caused by Russia’s attack on Ukraine. “We stand and suffer alongside the pious and courageous people of Ukraine that bear a heavy cross....

Patriarch Bartholomew Warns Ukraine Crisis Could Escalate into Third World War

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew warned on Sunday that the crisis in Ukraine could escalate into a third world war. During his sermon after the Sunday service at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Fanar, Istanbul he stressed that weapons were not the solution...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine for the First Time

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived for the fist time on Saturday at the autocephalous Church of Ukraine and participated in festivities celebrating the 30th anniversary of the country's declaration of independence. On Saturday, Patriarch Bartholomew I and the leader of the...

Religious Freedom Dominates US Official’s Meeting with Patriarch Bartholomew

The US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman met with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew in Istanbul on Saturday.

Mike Pompeo Meets With Patriarch Bartholomew as Turkey Snubs Visit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the head of the Orthodox Church, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, in Istanbul on Tuesday to discuss religious freedom in the country. "Honored to meet with His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, and to...

Pompeo Will Not Meet Turkish FM, Will Speak With Patriarch Bartholomew on Turkey Trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discovered on Tuesday that he will not in fact be meeting with Turkish leaders as he had planned on his upcoming trip to Turkey next week, according to Middle Eastern media reports. The London-based...

Patriarch Bartholomew to Pray for Peace With Pope, Other Faith Leaders in Rome

His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will participate in Tuesday's interfaith ceremony and prayers with Pope Francis as part of an international Prayer for Peace initiative entitled "No One Is Saved Alone – Peace and Fraternity." Hosted by the Rome-based faith...

February 29 Marks 80th Birthday of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

2020 is a leap year, meaning that February has 29 instead of 28 days, and millions of people this year are celebrating their birthday accurately, for the first time since ...2016! A person born on February 29 may be called a...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Accuses Russian Church of Playing Politics

The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I accused the Russian Orthodox Church on Friday of playing politics and using the Orthodox flock to put pressure on the Greek Orthodox Church. Speaking at the 4th Panhellenic Conference on Pilgrimage Tours in Arta, western...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Castigates Moscow Patriarchate Over Ukraine

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I strongly criticized the Russian Patriarchate of Moscow on Tuesday regarding the issue of the independence of the Ukrainian Church. The already-cool relations between the two Christian Orthodox Patriarchates were completely severed a few...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Leads This Year’s ”March of The Living”

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and New Rome, Bartholomew I and Greece’s Speaker of the House Nikolaos Voutsis led this year's thirty-first ”March of The Living” in Poland, to honor the victims of the Holocaust. This year's event is dedicated...

Putin Blasts Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Russian President Vladimir Putin made scathing remarks concerning the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople during his annual press conference in Moscow on Thursday. According to the Ukrainian website KyivPost, Putin harshly criticized Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, saying that his attitude toward...

Report: Russian Spies Target Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (video)

  The News Agency Associated Press claims that found evidence from a hit list of 4,700 email addresses were supplied last year by Secureworks, a subsidiary of Dell Technologies. This proves that Russian hackers spent years trying to steal the...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew ‘Overwhelmed’ By Greek Tragedy

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of the world's 300 million Orthodox Christians has spoken of his sadness following the fire in east Attica that has claimed the lives of 81 people. “We are overwhelmed by the dramatic developments,” he said. “We...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Pope Francis Pray for Middle East Peace

Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Catholic pontiff Pope Francis prayed for peace in the Middle East in Bari, Italy on Saturday. The Prayer Day for Peace in the Middle East started with the arrival of Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch...