Joint Statement Celebrating the Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis​

Joint Statement Celebrating the Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis​

Fifty years ago, in January 1964, two great Christian leaders met in Jerusalem. Pope Paul VI of Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras of Constantinople swept aside centuries of hostility and embraced one another in the city where Christ was crucified and rose from the dead. The Pope’s gift of a...

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VIDEO: Fr. Karloutsos Discusses the Importance of the Upcoming Meeting

VIDEO: Fr. Karloutsos Discusses the Importance of the Upcoming Meeting

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople-New Rome and Pope Francis of Rome will meet in Jerusalem, May 24-26, 2014, to commemorate the 50 year anniversary of their predecessors, Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. Fr. Alexander Karloutsos, of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, discusses the historical significance of the...

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Huffington Post: Orthodoxy, Putin, and The West

Huffington Post: Orthodoxy, Putin, and The West

In the ongoing media commentary about the upcoming meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Pope Francis in Jerusalem, an article by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, deserves particular attention. Orthodoxy, Putin, and The West by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis With the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and...

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Pope and Patriarch: An Orthodox Perspective

Pope and Patriarch: An Orthodox Perspective

Fr. Matthew Baker is a priest of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston and PhD candidate in systematic theology at Fordham University. He currently works as an adjunct professor of theology at Hellenic College. In this interview with Fr. Chris, Fr. Matthew offers his unique perspectives on the upcoming Apostolic...

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Pope and Patriarch: A Catholic Perspective

Pope and Patriarch: A Catholic Perspective

Father Brian Edward Daley is an American Catholic priest and theologian. He is currently the Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and was the recipient of a Ratzinger Prize for Theology in 2012. Prof. Daley is active in ecumenical dialogue and serves as the...

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Boston Globe: Meeting will highlight Christianity in Turkey

Boston Globe: Meeting will highlight Christianity in Turkey

As the meeting between Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis draws closer, the Boston Globe brings attention to another implication of this historic event with an article by John L. Allen Jr. Meeting will highlight Christianity in Turkey Also: Beatifying Pope Paul VI; scammers use the Vatican’s name; Vatican diplomats...

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The Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in the City of Jerusalem

The Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in the City of Jerusalem

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America would like to inform the faithful about the upcoming meeting between His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis. We ask our clergy to pass on this information to your congregations. On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis will meet...

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What Orthodox Christians Can Learn from Pope Francis

What Orthodox Christians Can Learn from Pope Francis

The world will be watching from May 24-25, 2014 as Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople and Pope Francis welcome each other in Jerusalem to observe the anniversary of the historic encounter between Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras and the subsequent lifting of mutual anathemas. The main focus of...

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Meeting of Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in the Holy City of Jerusalem

Meeting of Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in the Holy City of Jerusalem

Watch for coverage of this historic event coming soon. Our own Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Christopher T. Metropulos, has been asked to join a dedicated group of faithful to assist in the live English-language worldwide telecast of this historic meeting. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the...

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