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n.1.A quarter of Constantinople which, after the Turkish conquest of the city, became the chief Greek quarter; hence, the Greek officials of Turkey, or phanariots, as a class.
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While gathered in Synaxis in March 2014 in Constantinople, at the see of the Ecumenical Patriarchate at the Phanar, the primates of the Orthodox churches decided to convene a special inter-Orthodox commission to review several texts of the Second and Third Pre-Conciliar Pan-Orthodox conferences of 1982 and 1986, among which were the two texts on the relations of the Orthodox Church with other churches and Christian confessions and on the relations of the Orthodox Church to the ecumenical movement.
The vast majority of the candidates originated from a neighborhood of Istanbul called Phanar, inhabited by people of Greek origin.
Opening Session of the Meeting of Orthodox Primates at the Phanar (March 13, 1992)
The meeting gathered Greek Orthodox Patriarch of the Phanar Bartholomew I, Turkey's chief Rabbi Isak Haleva, chairman of Turkey's Religious Affairs Department Mehmet Gormez and the Vicar of the Armenian Orthodox Church Aram Atesyan, Turkey's Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.
3) The Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of South America is a bishopric body established by the decision of all Orthodox churches gathered at the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambesy (Geneva) in 2009, during the 4th Pre Conciliar Pan-Orthodox Conference, which was organized by His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew; with the blessing of the Heads of local Orthodox churches, expressed at their previous gathering at the Phanar in 2008.
97) The Turkish government recognizes the Patriarch as the head only of the dwindling population of Orthodox in Turkey, and particularly those of Phanar, the small neighborhood where the Patriarchate is located.
Afterwards, for administration of Wallachia and Moldavia, instead of local voivodes, the persons from esteemed Greek families residing in Phanar (Fener) district of Istanbul and working in translations of Divan-i Humayun (supreme court in Ottoman Empire) and navy were selected and appointed as voivodes.
A center of the Greek Patriarchate was a Phanar, a "Greek" quarter in Constantinople/Istanbul, where a new Greek aristocracy emerged.
En Phanar, el centro cristiano de Estambul, residencia de Bartolomeo I, patriarca de Constantinopla, primado de honor de la ortodoxia, se suscribio el texto.
The two men blessed one another, prayed the Our Father together, and issued a joint blessing to the assembly at the Phanar.
Visiting the Phanar, the Cathedral Church of St George, Dr Williams said his trip was a sign of the unity in Christ's Church.
In 1872 a Great Synod, held in our Patriarchal Cathedral at the Phanar, in the name of the Prince of Peace, issued an unqualified condemnation of the sin of phyletism, saying, "We renounce, censure, and condemn racism, that is, social discrimination, ethnic feuds, hatreds, and dissensions within the Church of Christ.