Pope and Patriarch, 1964

Yesterday’s meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Pope Francis in Jerusalem marked the 50th anniversary of the 1964 meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras with Pope Paul VI. Technology in those days wasn’t as advanced as it is now, but there are good records of the meeting.

Click here to listen to an audio recording of the meeting and see pictures taken at the time. Looking back to 1964 improves our understanding of the current meeting of Pope and Patriarch, and a sense of what it means now and what it could mean for the future.

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