November 2011 marks the 20th anniversary of the enthronement of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Elected October 22, 1991 and enthroned on November 2 of the same year, he has served the See of Constantinople and the Orthodox Church faithfully for twenty years. We offer below several items which highlight His All Holiness' ministry over the last twenty years.
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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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