Bartholomew I

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Bartholomew I,

1940–, Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople, b. Imvros, Turkey, as Dimitrios Archondonis. He attended theological seminary in İstanbul and later studied in Rome, Switzerland, and Germany. Chief adviser and administrator for Patriarch Dimitrios I, he was elected patriarch after his predecessor's death (1991). Prior to his election, he was metropolitan of Chalcedon from 1990 to 1991. Bartholomew has advocated contacts with other Christian churches, while strongly opposing efforts of some of them to win converts in traditional Orthodox lands in E Europe; he also has attempted to aid Orthodox Eastern churchesOrthodox Eastern Church,
community of Christian churches whose chief strength is in the Middle East and E Europe. Their members number some 300 million worldwide. The Orthodox agree doctrinally in accepting as ecumenical the first seven councils (see council, ecumenical) and in
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In Burgas, Bartholomew I will be awarded a doctor honoris causa by the Burgas Free University.
In an excerpt from the interview, which will be broadcast in full on CBS on Sunday, Bartholomew I says that the tiny Greek minority in Turkey is not treated equally.
The CBS website quotes Bartholomew I as saying that the Turkish government "would be happy to see the Patriarchate extinguished or moving abroad, but our belief is that it will never happen.
PHOTO Patriarch Bartholomew I leads the Divine Liturgy for more than 5,000 Orthodox Christians on Sunday at the Convention Center downtown.
In Burgas, Bartholomew I will be also awarded a doctor honoris causa by the Burgas Free University.
Photo: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of the Orthodox Church speaks during a visit to Washington, D.
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Ms Bartholomew is involved with policy development for the law library, training, and upgrading of legal library services, and provides pro-active personalized research services for the Legal Services Society staff.
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