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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Saturday, May 04, 2013
His All-Holiness was invited to contribute a message to The Huffington Post on the occasion of Orthodox Easter. He offered “a refreshing perspective on Easter: we see an open tomb, not an empty grave. The miracle of the Resurrection then is an open invitation to a new way of living that prevails over the darkness within us and around us.” Read more...
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