ecumenical patriarch

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ecumenical patriarch

The patriarch of Constantinople, the honorary head of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

ecumen′ical pa′triarch

the patriarch of Constantinople, the highest dignitary of the Greek Orthodox Church.
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On Monday, the Ecumenical Patriarch will be awarded an honorary degree by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAN).
A number of faith leaders spoke at the event and video messages were given by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and by Grand Ayatollah Sheikh Basheer Hussain al Najafi who could not attend the ceremony but are equally committed to eradicating modern slavery and human trafficking.
Pope Francis, left, and <B Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I greet each other after issuing a joint declaration, in Istanbul, yesterday.
Their meeting is the latest positive step in a reconciliation process that began in 1964 with the famous embrace between Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras, the first such meeting since the 15th century.
Each year, the Holy See sends a delegation to join the Ecumenical Patriarch in celebrating his patronal feast.
The joint presence of the Greek Orthodox and Catholic bishops commemorated the 50th anniversary of the historic meeting between Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras and Pope Paul VI in Jerusalem in 1964.
In the past week, we have had the pleasure to engage with an advance team from the Holy See, as we prepare to welcome His Holiness the Pope, along with His Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew into our homeland.
We should, in my opinion, position ourselves on issues of relaxation of morals increasingly promoted by secular, mostly Christian governments in what is considered the advanced world, and to which the Church's reaction has been meagre thus far," he told a meeting of hierarchs of the autocephalous Orthodox churches convened by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul.
The Witness of Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of the Orthodox Church and Cardinal of Brazil participated in the forum, in addition to a number of Austrian and Nigerian cardinals.
The project of reopening the Theological School of Halki reached a milestone last week when a team from the Neapolis University of Paphos, who had undertaken the landscaping of the school gardens, gave a presentation of the completed structure at a ceremony attended by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
97-219) is a collection of sources used in writing this study: the correspondence between Catholicos Nerses, the Byzantine Emperor Manuel and the Ecumenical Patriarch Michael; the Confession of Faith and the Definition of Faith mentioned at the end of the previous chapter; and the letter addressed to the Syriac Patriarch Michael and clergy.

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