The United States Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said there is evidence of Russian efforts to undermine Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew but didn’t say what it was nor why it was being done.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday visited an Istanbul seminary shut down in 1971, becoming the first serving Greek prime minister to do so.
The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople on Sunday presented a decree of independence to the head of the nascent Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
Education Minister Costas Gavroglou had a "positive" and "constructive" meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Fanar, Istanbul to discuss proposed changes to Church-State relations in Greece.
"I listened to the concerns of the Ecumenical Patriarch and I will transfer them (to the government)," Education Minister Costas Gavroglou, who is visiting Istanbul, said on Saturday.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Phanar in Istanbul on Friday. Patriarch Kirill arrived at Phanar at 10:00 a.m. under tight security.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew called on Greeks living in Istanbul on Wednesday to send financial assistance to those hurt by the fires in Attica.
Environmental and social issues are connected and should be approached in the spirit of collaboration by everyone, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said on Tuesday, during remarks opening the International Ecological Symposium at the…
Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos expressed the full support of the Greek state for the work of the Patriarchate as regards the defence of the principles and values of Orthodoxy, as well as initiatives for the protection of the…
According to a press release that Ecumenical Patriarchate posted on its facebook account, "His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will open an international ecological symposium in Athens and the Saronic Islands this coming…