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Bartholomew I: we will continue to dialogue with the Pope and Islam
The Ecumenical Patriarch defends the choice of dialogue with Catholics, Jews and Muslims, despite criticisms from some sectors of Orthodox traditionalists. Ecology: "The environment, nature, are God's creation and do not belong only to us who live today in 2010. They belong to all future generations. "
Journey begins toward convening of grand pan-Orthodox synod
The invitation letters have gone out for the two preparatory meetings that will be held in June and December. Ten topics of discussion. The ecumenical patriarchate has been trying to hold a synod of Orthodox Churches since 1901.
Bartholomew I: Orthodox summit for "the unity of the Church"
Following the example of the apostle Paul, the ecumenical patriarch launches an appeal "to unity" to resolve today's challenges. For the first time, leaders and representatives of the entire Orthodox world are meeting together.
Patriarch Bartholomew I optimistic about Abdullah Gül and AKP’s victory
Orthodox head comments positively election of new president at the end of annual synod. He announces new conference on the environment and initiatives to promote ecumenism with Catholics.
19/05/2008 TURKEY - ORTHODOX
Bartholomew I on science and protection of the environment
The "green patriarch" - as he is nicknamed - has received the Woodrow Wilson prize for his work on behalf of environmentalism and human rights. Faith and science must not exclude each other. Concern over technology without any moral boundaries.
06/03/2008 VATICAN – ORTHODOX
Orthodox and Catholics together to respond to the world’s challenges, says Bartholomew I
The ecumenical patriarch delivers a masterful inaugural lecture for the 90th anniversary of the Pontifical Oriental Institute. Metropolitan of Pergamon Ioannis Zizioulas talks about the isolation of the Russian Orthodox Church who, in name of tradition, finds itself unable to face the modern world.
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