Apostasy

November 28, 2014  (Source: http://www.patriarchate.org)

Thursday, November 27, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Press Officer
Phone: +905314388990
E-mail: JChryssavg@aol.com

Rev. Nephon Tsimalis, English Office
E-mail: patriarchate.english@gmail.com

ISTANBUL – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of over 300 million Orthodox faithful worldwide, will receive Pope Francis on November 29-30, 2014, at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul.

Pope Francis’ visit to Istanbul comes at the personal invitation of the Ecumenical Patriarch on the occasion of the feast day of St. Andrew the Apostle, the older brother of Saint Peter. St. Andrew is considered the first-century founder of the Church of Constantinople, the former name for present-day Istanbul. The invitation was originally extended by Patriarch Bartholomew to Pope Francis at the papal inaugural Mass on March 19, 2013. Both prelates are noted throughout the world as peacemakers and bridge-builders of truth and love across religious, cultural and ethnic divides.

“We are eagerly awaiting the visit of our brother, Pope Francis,” said Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. “It will be yet another significant step in our positive relations as sister Churches.”

On Saturday afternoon, November 29th, Pope Francis will arrive at the Phanar and be received by His All-Holiness in order to participate in a Doxology of peace and thanksgiving at the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. George. The prayer service will be followed by a private meeting between the two Church leaders. Prior to this event, His All-Holiness will attend Mass at the

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