• Assembly of Bishops Delegation Participates in March for Life

    Press Office

    January 28, 2020

    The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America sent a delegation to the annual March for Life in the nation’s capital on Friday, January 24, 2020. The event marks the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Read More

  • Patriarchal Proclamation for Christmas 2019

    Press Office

    December 24, 2019

    Φθάσαντες τήν μεγάλην ἑορτήν τῶν Χριστουγέννων, δοξολογοῦμεν ἐν ὕμνοις καἰ ᾠδαῖς πνευματικαῖς τόν δι᾿ ἡμᾶς τούς ἀνθρώπους κενώσαντα ἑαυτόν καί τήν ἡμετέραν σάρκα ἀναλαβόντα Κύριον, ἵνα λυτρώσηται ἡμᾶς ἐκ τῆς «δουλείας τοῦ ἀλλοτρίου» καί ἀνοίξῃ τῷ γένει τῶν ἀνθρώπων Παραδείσου τάς πύλας. Ἀγάλλεται ἡ Ἐκκλησία τοῦ Χριστοῦ, βιοῦσα λειτουργικῶς τό ὅλον μυστήριον τῆς Θείας Οἰκονομίας, προγευομένη τῆς δόξης τῆς ἐσχατολογικῆς Βασιλείας καί δίδουσα χριστοπρεπῶς τήν καλήν μαρτυρίαν τῆς πίστεως, τῆς ἐλπίδος καί τῆς ἀγάπης ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ. Read More

  • Those who attempt to challenge the privileges & rights of the First-Throned Church of Constantinople, are trying in vain

    Ecumenical Patriarchate News Release

    November 4, 2019

    The ordinations of the new Bishop of Tralles and of the Ecclesiarch were performed with splendor Read More

  • Address of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Archdiocesan Presbyters Council National Clergy Retreat

    Archdiocese Presbyters Council

    October 29, 2019

    The calling to serve as a priest is a sacred duty, one that is focused on the care of souls, on spiritual healing, on leading in worship and service, and on offering Christ and the Gospel through your lives to all you encounter. Read More

  • Ecumenical Patriarch: “The Ecumenical Patriarchate struggles today to safeguard the faith of the Fathers”

    Ecumenical Patriarchate News Release

    October 28, 2019

    The Ecumenical Patriarchate today struggles, in the face of many confusions and reversals, to safeguard the faith of the Fathers, the doctrinal worship of God, and ecclesiastical morality, thereby giving testimony of his love to his neighbor: whenever you did these things to the least of my brothers, you did them to me,” the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew pointed out in his address after the Divine Liturgy which he celebrated on Sunday, October 27, at the renowned Holy Church of St. Demetrios Xyloporta. Read More

  • Εκλογή νέου Επισκόπου στο Οικουμενικό Πατριαρχείο

    Ecumenical Patriarchate News Release

    October 4, 2019

    Στην εκλογή νέου Επισκόπου, βοηθού του Παναγιωτάτου, με τον τίτλο της πάλαι ποτέ δια-λαμψάσης Επισκοπής Τράλλεων, προχώρησε σήμερα, Παρασκευή, 4 Οκτωβρίου, η Αγία και Ιερά Σύνοδος του Οικουμενικού Πατριαρχείου, η οποία συνεδριάζει για δεύτερη ημέρα, στο Φανάρι, υπό την προεδρία του Οικουμενικού Πατριάρχου Βαρθολομαίου. Read More

  • Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Secretary-General of the United Nations

    Ecumenical Patriarchate News Release

    September 26, 2019

    Your Excellency António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, We are encouraged by the work that Your Excellency has done to combat climate change during your tenure as Secretary-General of the United Nations and look forward to the further advancement of the response of the international community to this crisis at the upcoming Climate Action Summit. Read More

  • Executive Committee of the Assembly of Bishops Recommits to Orthodox Unity in the USA

    Press Office

    September 18, 2019

    The Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America met today, under the chairmanship of Archbishop Elpidophoros, to discuss the state of Orthodox Christian unity in the USA. Recognizing the challenges in global Orthodoxy, the jurisdictional representatives reiterated their commitment to the local faithful of America and rededicated themselves to fulfilling the call for canonical normalcy and pastoral unity on contemporary issues. Read More

  • Pilgrimage Visit of the Abbot of the Vatopedi Monastery and Fathers of Mount Athos to the Holy See of the Mother Church

    Ecumenical Patriarchate News Release

    September 10, 2019

    The Abbot of the Vatopedi Monastery, Archimandrite Ephraim and the brothers of the Monastery, Frs. Evdokimos and George, as well as the Hieromonk Chrysostom, Geron of the Holy Cell of Saint John Chrysostom in the Skete of Koutloumousiou, made a pilgrimage visit to the Holy Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate today, Tuesday, Sept. 10, in order to express their respect to the Ecumenical Patriarch and receive his blessing on the occasion of the beginning of the new ecclesiastical year, which started September 1. Read More

  • The Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece Visits the Ecumenical Patriarchate

    Ecumenical Patriarchate News Release

    September 10, 2019

    For the first time since assuming his new duties, the Greek Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Antonis Diamataris, whose responsibilities include ecclesiastical affairs abroad, visited the see of the Ecumenical Patriarchate today, Tuesday, Sept. 10, and was received by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Read More

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