Ecumenical Patriarch and Pope to hold ‘Interfaith’ Prayer Service with Jews and Muslims

June 06, 2014 (Source: Greek Archdiocese of Americas)

NEW YORK- His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of over 300 million Orthodox Christian faithful worldwide, will join Pope Francis at the Vatican for a prayer summit on the evening of June  8, 2014 in an intensive spiritually-focused initiative for Middle East peace process. Together with the Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch, the Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will participate in an interfaith prayer service of Jews, Christians, and Muslims for peace in the region.

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