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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...

Biden to Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew During US Visit

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced on Friday that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will meet with President Joe Biden during his visit to the United States. The Ecumenical Patriarch’s visit begins this Saturday, October 23. The visit to the US,...

Senators Want Special Reception For Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

United States Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) have led their colleagues in writing a letter on Thursday that calls for a special reception for Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. The Ecumenical Patriarch will arrive in the U.S....

Christian Leaders in First Ever Joint Statement Warn on “Climate Catastrophe”

The world's Christian leaders have united to warn of the “catastrophic consequences” of climate change, saying now is a “critical moment” for the planet's future. Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the leader of...

New Opportunities in Catholic and Orthodox Quest for Unity

There are surprising prospects regarding the dialogue between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches on a possible path to unification.

Erdogan Calls on the Greeks of Constantinople to Return — Report

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the Greeks of Constantinople to return to the city, according to Turkish media reports.

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Encourages Faithful to be Vaccinated

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the leader of all Greek Orthodox Christians worldwide, had stern words on Tuesday for those who are skeptical of the coronavirus vaccine, encouraging the faithful to be inoculated when their time comes. In a statement he issued,...