Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

December 2, 2013

Pope Francis Expresses Hope for Catholic-Orthodox Unity

In a letter to Patriarch Bartholomew, the Holy Father says ‘God … has taught us throughout these years to regard one another as members of the same family.’

March 20, 2013

Ecumenical Patriarch Asks Pope to Meet Next Year in Holy Land

Orthodox leader hopes to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their predecessors’ famous embrace in Jerusalem.