During his official visit to the United States in 1997, His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew hosted an environmental symposium in Santa Barbara, CA where he called the destruction of the environment a sin. It was the first time any religious leader had ever called harming the environment a sin. His remarks were carried by media around the world. Watch a video of that historic address.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Venerable brother hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, It is deeply moving for us to join you in spirit and in prayer as you commence the deliberations of your meeting. We assure you of our personal wholehearted prayers and the sincerest wishes of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Read more...
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