» 06/15/2007, 00.00
The moral implications of ecology in a meeting between Bartholomew and Al Gore
The former US vice-president was in Turkey to attend a conference marking 30 years of WWF. Bartholomew underlines the importance of the seventh environment conference organised by the Patriarchate.
Bartholomew I: may Kirill's election foster common journey of Orthodox Churches
The Ecumenical Patriarchate now expects an acceleration in the common journey toward the long-awaited grand pan-Orthodox synod.
Patriarch Bartholomew sympathises with Gezi Park protests, remembers bishops abducted in Syria
For the Ecumenical Patriarch, the desire for democracy and justice is growing in Turkish society even though it creates "divisions and polarisation." He calls on the Turkish government to work for the release of the two abducted prelates from the Patriarchate of Antioch, and to keep its promise to reopen the Halki Theological School.
Bartholomew: the Resurrection is the only answer to the desperation of today's man
Against the philosophers of the "death of God," the ecumenical patriarch stresses that for the Church as well, God did die, on Golgotha, but he rose again, it is "one who died who is the captain of life": in him, today's man, betrayed by his idols, can find consolation and salvation.
Bartholomew I: the Nativity, the only reality against falsehood and illusions
The Nativity message of the ecumenical patriarch stresses that "the hopes" of men - including finance - have now been unmasked and humiliated. Young people are also suffering and protesting over the uncertainty of their future. The Church proclaims the only way to dispel the darkness enveloping the planet.
The unity and charity of Christ can only be beneficial, says Bartholomew
On his name-day, the ecumenical patriarch remembers one of his predecessors, Gregory V, who was hanged by the Turks for demanding religious freedom.
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