Phanar

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...