A beautiful video presentation coming from the Orthodox Church is promoting the upcoming meeting of Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew. Continue reading Towards the meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew
During the Councils of Constantinople (381) and Chalcedon (451), the Church established five patriarchates: in alphabetic order they are the Patriarchates of Alexandria, Antioch, Constantinople, Jerusalem and Rome. Continue reading Ecumenical Patriarch “Primus inter Pares”
The most significant meeting that was held by Pope Paul VI during his 1964 visit to the Holy Land was with Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras (the most prominent of the spiritual leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church) and Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Benedictos. Continue reading 50 years since the meeting of Pope Paul VI and Patriarchs Athenagoras and Benedictos
Patriarch Bartholomew I was born as Bartolomeo Dimitrios Arhondonis on February 29, 1940. Since 1991, he has served as Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, and is known as “first among equals” in the Eastern Orthodox Communion.