Ecumenical Patriarch's Message for the Day of the Protection of the Environment
As we come again to the changing of the Church year, we reflect once more on the state of God's creation. We think about the past and repent for all that we have done or failed to do for the earth's care; we look to the future and pray for wisdom to guide us in all that we think or do.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Visit the United States in October 2009
Archbishop Demetrios of America announces the visit of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the United States this coming October.
Patriarchal Proclamation Pascha 2009
Dearly beloved brothers and children in the Lord, Christ is Risen! In sullenness, one day in the 19th century, humankind heard from the lips of the tragic philosopher: "God is dead! We killed him! All of us are his murderers ... God will remain dead!
Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with President Barack Obama
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew had a private meeting today with President Barack Obama.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop Demetrios Congratulate New Patriarch of Moscow
Yesterday, Jan. 27, the Locum Tenens of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad was elected the 16th Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
Archbishop Demetrios Leads Faith Endowment Pilgrimage to Rome Joining Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at Vatican
Archbishop Demetrios of America led a pilgrimage, under the aegis of FAITH: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism, accompanying the official visit of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Rome for the Feast of the Chiefs of the Apostle, Peter and Paul.
Press Release of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
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Papal Voyage to Ecumenical Patriarchate DVD Presentation Now Available
Commemorative DVD presentation of the 2007 Papal Voyage of Pope Benedict XVI to the Ecumenical Patriarchate is now available for purchase.
"The Other Holy Land" To Be Rebroadcast on Hallmark Channel February 25, 2007
The hour long beautifully filmed program features four geographical areas: Constantinople, Cappadocia, Ephesus and Smyrna – where it becomes strikingly clear that the history of Christianity in "The Other Holy Land" is also the history of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Pays Historic Visit to Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey -- Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew paid a reciprocal visit to the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Istanbul today where he was welcomed by Pope Benedict XVI.
Pope Benedict XVI and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Sign Significant Common Declaration
The signing of the declaration by the two “peacemakers” and "bridge builders" of Apostolic Christendom in the Throne Room of the Ecumenical Patriarchate is the focal point of Pope Benedict XVI's three-day visit to the primary ecclesiastical center of the Orthodox Christian Church.
Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Pope Benedict XVI Comes to Hope-Filled Conclusion
Istanbul, Turkey -- Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Benedict XVI walked alongside each other amid the sound of church bells after a day of worship, ecumenical dialogue, and fraternal embrace.
The Ecumenical Patriarch's Speech at the Divine Liturgy of the Feast Day of St. Andrew the Apostle
During his speech following the celebration of the Liturgy on the feast day of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Patriarch Bartholomew underlined the deeper meaning of every divine liturgy, which brings into communion heaven and earth, eternity and all time, past, present and future.
Once Again Pope Benedict XVI is Greeted by Ringing of Church Bells Upon Arrival at Ecumenical Patriarchate
Istanbul – Pope Benedict XVI was enthusiastically greeted by the ringing of church bells upon his arrival at the Ecumenical Patriarchate today for the liturgical celebration of Saint Andrew the Apostle, the Patron Saint of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, the Byzantine name for present-day Istanbul.
Departure of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI from the Phanar
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew escorted the Pope during his departure and expressed his anticipation for his presence at the Patronal Feast of the Ecumenical Patriarchate the following day.
Pope Benedict XVI Arrives at the Phanar
Istanbul, Turkey - After the welcome of Pope Benedict XVI by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Pope arrived at the See of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. There he was welcomed again by Patriarch Bartholomew at the airport, the Hierarchy of the Throne, clergy and numerous faithful from around the world.