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Patriarch Bartholomew Urges Public to Become Vaccinated

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew urged all the members of the Orthodox faith around the world to become vaccinated against the coronavirus, if they have not already done so, in a Christmas message on Tuesday. "Science, provided it serves to minister to...

Mayor of Istanbul Imamoglu to Host Dinner for Christians

Turkey's Mayor Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoglu, will host the first dinner in honor of Christians in the city's history this coming Monday. Notable Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant leaders from Armenian, roman, and Assyrian communities have been asked to attend the event....

Archbishop Elpidophoros Issues Thanksgiving Encyclical for 2021

Archbishop Elpidophoros of the Americas, the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in the Americas, issued an encyclical for Thanksgiving 2021 expressing special gratitude for the long and successful tenure of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who recently visited the United...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Leading Orthodoxy for Three Decades

His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has completed 30 years as the spiritual leader of 300 million Greek Orthodox Christians worldwide

Reps. Bilirakis, Malliotakis Laud Religious Freedom During Patriarch’s Visit

Rep. Gus Bilirakis, the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues and the International Religious Freedom Caucus, delivered the keynote address at the Oct. 24 AHEPA Congressional Banquet in honor of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, member of...

Patriarch Bartholomew Successfully Undergoes Stent Procedure

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has successfully undergone a stent procedure at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on Wednesday, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced. The statement reads: "His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew successfully underwent stent placement at...

Patriarch Bartholomew Dedicates Cross Atop Saint Nicholas Shrine

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the leader of all Greek Orthodox around the world, dedicated the cross which was placed atop the rebuilt Saint Nicholas Shrine in Manhattan on Tuesday morning. Patriarch Bartholomew presided over the opening of the Shrine in the...

Notre Dame Gives Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Honorary Degree

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received an honorary degree from the University of Notre Dame on Thursday. The degree was given to Bartholomew by the University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, CSC during an Academic Convocation held at the university in the...

Patriarch Bartholomew Meets President Biden at the Oval Office

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met President Biden at the White House on Monday in a meeting described as "warm and cordial." The focus of their discussion was climate change. The Ecumenical Patriarch noted that the need for political leaders to respond...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Hospitalized in Washington DC

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was hospitalized on Sunday in Washington DC just after he landed in the United States for an official visit. His All-Holiness was scheduled to hold a service at the Cathedral of Saint Sophia, but felt ill...