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Halki Theological School

US Ambassador Says US Supports the Reopening of Halki Seminary

Sam Brownback, the American Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, has stated that the United States will support the reopening of the Halki Theological School in Turkey. Brownback made the comments during an interview with the state-run AMNA...

Patriarch Bartholomew: Halki Theological School will Reopen Soon

The Halki Theological School will open again soon, according to the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.  Bartholomew commented on the school re-opening at a meeting with the delegation of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association in Istanbul, Turkey. Bartholomew said that during his meeting with...

Turkish President to Bargain Halki Theological School for Mosque in Thessaloniki

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that he would allow the re-opening of the Theological School of Halki if Greece allows at least one mosque in Thessaloniki. "Turkey is in favor of the immediate re-opening of the Theological School of...

Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate Mehmet Gormez Visits Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul

Turkey’s top Muslim cleric, Religious Affairs Directorate Mehmet Gormez, urged the re-opening of Orthodox clergy schools during a landmark visit paid to the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on Thursday. “The fact that any religious community in this nation has...

Turkish Head of Religious Affairs Directorate Comments on Halki Theological School

“I believe it doesn’t befit the grandiosity of the civilization we built on this territory for Orthodox citizens to have to send their children to Greece or for Armenian citizens to have to go to Armenia to be educated...