Media Coverage of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

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Orthodox Church Leader Pushes Health Care, Nonviolence in DC Meeting

Thursday, November 05, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC (Washington Post) Orthodox Christianity progressive? - To see the spiritual leader of the world's 250 million Orthodox Christians making his rounds in Washington this week - meeting with President Obama, Speaker Pelosi, Senate leader Reid and speaking at the Brookings Institution today - you could make that case Learn More »

Bartholomew Visits Washington, White House

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

WASHINGTON (RNS) With his flowing black robe and long white beard, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is a living portrait of the 2,000-year-old Orthodox Christian faith. And yet, he says, he's somewhat of a revolutionary. Learn More »

Obama Issues Message On Seminary After Bartholomew Talks

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC (Today's Zaman) A meeting took place between İstanbul-based Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew and US President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday during which the two dealt with several issues, including the reopening of the Halki Seminary on Heybeli Island in the Sea of Marmara. Learn More »

President Obama Hosts Spiritual Father of 300 Million Orthodox Christians at the White House

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC (Fox News) President Obama met privately this morning with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who has served in that role for 18 years as spiritual father of the roughly 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide. Learn More »

Readout of the President’s Meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC --- (Office of the Press Secretary) President Obama warmly welcomed the Ecumenical Patriarch to the White House this morning. The President reinforced our support for the mission of the Ecumenical Patriarch, a leader of global standing, and for the reopening of the Halki Seminary in Istanbul. Learn More »

Turkey's US Envoy Meets Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarch

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

(WASHINGTON, DC ( World Bulletin) Turkey's Ambassador to the United States, Nabi Sensoy, met Monday with Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew. Sensoy welcomed Bartholomew at the Turkish Embassy in Washington as part of the Patriarch's visit to the United States. Learn More »

Obama Welcomes World, Spiritual Leaders

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- European dignitaries traveled to Washington for several meetings Tuesday with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House. Sandwiched between the meetings with European leaders was a meeting with All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world. Learn More »

Obama Welcomes Foreign Leaders to the White House

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

WASHINGTON (AP News) --- President Barack Obama is welcoming German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House. The two leaders will hold a morning meeting in the Oval Office. Obama will then meet with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. The Orthodox Christian leader is winding up an extended visit the United States. Learn More »

Church Leader Brings Green Message

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND (Baltimore, Sun) On the 18th anniversary of his enthronement as the worldwide leader of Orthodox Christianity, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I told an Annapolis congregation on Monday that there was no place else he would rather celebrate. "There could be no more fitting venue for such an observance than here, in a temple dedicated to those Equals of the Apostles Saints Constantine and Helen; Learn More »

Greek Orthodox Leader to Visit City

Monday, November 02, 2009

ANNAPOLIS (Hometown Annapolis.com) - It's the chance of a lifetime for county members of the Greek Orthodox Church. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has included Annapolis in his 2009 tour of the United States. Learn More »

Shout it From the Mountaintop

Monday, November 02, 2009

Louisville, Kentucky (Courier-Journal) lHis All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, standing before the recent Great Mississippi River Symposium in New Orleans, urged people of faith to protect the earth with earnestness. He said, “Our successes, our failures, personal and collective, determine the lives of billions. Our decisions, personal and collective, determine the future of the planet. “ He noted that decisions made at the local level had global implications Learn More »

D.C.'s Newest Environmental Advocate: The Orthodox Patriarch

Monday, November 02, 2009

Washington, DC (Washington Post) Top U.S. officials will meet this week with an unusual environmental lobbyist: the head of the world Orthodox Church. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of the world's 250 million Orthodox Christians, who also has come to be known as "the green patriarch," arrived at Andrews Air Force Base last night from New York Learn More »

Orthodox Head Brings 'Green' Message To DC

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Washington, DC (Washington Times) Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, The spiritual head of the world's 250 to 300 million Orthodox Christians arrived in Washington Sunday night bearing the standard as the world's foremost religious leader on environmental issues. Learn More »

Praise for 'green' Patriarch

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Washington (ANA-MPA / A. Ellis) -- The personality and global role played by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew were praised by the US House of Representatives with a resolution adopted on the occasion of his formal visit to the United States launched on Oct. 20, and his imminent visit to the US capital on Nov. 2-5. Learn More »

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew meets with UN SecGen in NY

Thursday, October 29, 2009

New York (ANA-MPA/P. Panagiotou) -- Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, on a visit to the US, was received on Wednesday night (local time) in New York by UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon at the UN headquarters, for talks that included environmental issues ahead of December's international UN summit on climate change in Copenhagen. Learn More »

The ecumenical patriarch visits: Eastern Orthodox churches in the spotlight

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

(Religion Link.com) Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, the spiritual leader of more than 250 million Eastern Orthodox Christians worldwide, is in the midst of a 17-day apostolic visit to the United States — a pilgrimage that puts the focus on a diverse and important community of Christians that often receives little in-depth coverage. Learn More »

Ecumenical Patriarch in NY

Monday, October 26, 2009

New York (ANA-MPA/P. Panagiotou) -- Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived in New York on Sunday night (local time) from New Orleans, on the second leg of a visit to the US. Immediately after their arrival, the Ecumenical Patriarch and his delegation went to the Greek Orthodox church of Saint Demetrios in Merrick, Long Island Learn More »

Ecumenical Patriarch in NY

Monday, October 26, 2009

New York (ANA-MPA/P. Panagiotou) -- Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived in New York on Sunday night (local time) from New Orleans, on the second leg of a visit to the US. Learn More »

Our Indivisible Environment - If Life Is Sacred, So Is The Entire Web That Sustains It.

Sunday, October 25, 2009

(Wall Street Journal - Opt Ed) Last week, 200 leaders in the environmental movement gathered in New Orleans for the eighth ecological symposium organized by the Orthodox Christian Church. Participants included leading scientists and theologians, politicians and policy makers, business leaders and NGOs, environmentalists and journalists. Similar conferences have taken place on the Adriatic, Aegean, Baltic, and Black Seas, the Danube and Amazon Rivers, and the Arctic Ocean. Learn More »

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Prays For the Dead at St. Louis No. 3

Friday, October 23, 2009

NEW ORLEANS (Times Picayune) Draped in a bishop's gold-embroidered stole, with incense wafting around him, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Orthodox clergy from Europe and Asia entered a tomb at St. Louis Cemetery No. 3 on Friday and chanted an ancient prayer for the souls of New Orleans, including those taken by Hurricane Katrina Learn More »

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