Vice President Al Gore welcomed Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew during his official visit to the United States in 1997 and hosted His All Holiness at the Vice Presidential Residence. During his welcome, Vice President Al Gore praised His All Holiness for his environmental work and referred to him as the "Green Patriarch"
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Saturday, July 19, 2014
It is with great pain and sorrow that we have learned of the tragic crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, and the tragic loss of so many lives, citizens mostly from your country, men and women, young and old. On behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, we wish to convey our deepest condolences to Your Majesty and through You, to the leaders and people of the Netherlands, most especially to the families of the victims. Read more...
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