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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Resumes Schedule


October 25, 2021

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WASHINGTON, DC – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was released this morning from George Washington University Hospital where he spent a night on medical advice.  He will resume the schedule of his Apostolic Visit.   

Events and meetings scheduled for today include a meeting with President Joseph Biden at the White House; a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the State Department; and a visit to the Turkish Embassy at the invitation of Turkish Ambassador to the US, Hasan Murat Mercan. His All-Holiness will deliver a speech for the Museum of the Bible via videoconference. In the evening, the Ecumenical Patriarch will attend a dinner at Georgetown University hosted by its President, John J. DeGioia, and Wilton Cardinal Gregory of Washington, DC.  

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