Archbishop Elpidophoros Visits Mt. Athos as Part of Special Pilgrimage
The Archbishop of America Elpidophoros, on a pilgrimage to Mount Athos, worshiped at several noted monasteries on Orthodoxy's "Holy Mountain" on Monday, accompanied by archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and other officials and clergy of the Archdiocese. This very special...
Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Release Joint Environmental Message
Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew released a joint statement calling for the protection of the environment on September 1st, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation for both Catholics and Orthodox Christians.
Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch will not Accept a ‘Middle East Without Christians’
Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Sunday by attending a Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul and signing a joint declaration of the two Churches. Pope Francis was enthusiastically greeted...
Phanar Greek Orthodox College Honors Kazantzakis
The International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis (ISFNK) commemorated the 25 years since its establishment and the 130 years since his birth. ISFNK organized a commemorating event despite the difficult conditions, at the Phanar Greek Orthodox College, Istanbul. The...
Pancyprian Gymnasium Awards Bartholomew
The Pancyprian Gymnasium of Nicosia, the oldest secondary school of Cyprus, a school with a history of 200 years, visited Istanbul and made a pilgrimage to the Phanar. The director, Solon Charalambus, the Bishop of Paphos Georgios, the teachers and...
Olympiacos F.C. Basketball Team in Constantinople
The Basketball team of Olympiacos F.C. with its president Yiorgos Angelopoulos has visited Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Phanar. Patriarch expressed his pleasure at having the team there, wished luck to the whole team for the following matches and...