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Pompeo Tours Istanbul Mosque, Meets Nuncio on Tour to Promote Religious Freedom

As part of his whirlwind tour aimed toward promoting religious freedom around the world, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the papal nuncio to Turkey and toured an Istanbul mosque after meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on...

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...

Patriarch Bartholomew Places Metropolitan Methodios of Boston on Suspension Until Christmas

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the leader of all the Greek Orthodox faithful in the world, on Thursday placed the Metropolitan of Boston, Methodios, on "a penance of suspension" until Christmas for what he called "falling into canonical transgressions." The shocking news...

Ecumenical Patriarchate Names New Auxiliary Bishops for the United States

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew together with the Holy and Sacred Synod, announced on Tuesday the election of three new Auxiliary Bishops for the United States. The three distinguished clergymen of the Holy Archdiocese of America who have now risen...

Turkish President Erdogan Thanks Ecumenical Patriarch for Coronavirus Aid

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the President of Turkey, thanked Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Wednesday for the Church's support and donations to Turkish authorities and society during the coronavirus pandemic. The Turkish President held a phone call conversation on Wednesday with Bartholomew...