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January 21, 2019
If America does indeed reevaluate its ties with Turkey we hope that central to its considerations will be the ongoing plight of the Ecumenical...
January 21, 2019
“Our conclusion that between 1.5 and 2.5 million Christians were murdered, from 1894 to 1924, is a cautious estimate,” Morris said. We know that a...
January 19, 2019
There was present a multitude of believers originating from the Asia Minor city who traveled from around the world for the historical event For the...
January 15, 2019
There is, unfortunately, a terrible historical precedent. In the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first three decades of the twentieth,...
December 31, 2018
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)’s 2018 Annual Report includes Turkey among its Tier 2 violators — that...
December 7, 2018
According to International Christian Concern: “The military activities of Turkey in Northern Iraq have been called into question by various...
November 29, 2018
As this article notes, the Theological School of Halki was forcibly closed down by Turkish authorities in 1971. Since its closure, the Ecumenical...
November 26, 2018
Following soon after its freeing of unjustly imprisoned American Protestant Pastor Andrew Brunson comes this: the Turkish government’s refusal...
November 26, 2018
Coupled with the policy of pillage, destruction and desecration of the cultural heritage of Cyprus that the occupation regime has been following...
November 26, 2018
“Syrian Armenians remember the 1915 genocide perpetuated by Turkey against Armenians. Many Armenians living in Syria came there after surviving...
November 2, 2018
Following close on the heels of its persecution of American Protestant Pastor Andrew Brunson comes this, the Turkish government’s imminent...
November 1, 2018
The calculated disrespect of these Turkish students toward their own country’s history and its Christian heritage is a sign of the influence of...
October 13, 2018
Andrew Brunson, an evangelical Protestant pastor from the United States who has been held in a Turkish prison on spurious terrorism charges, will...
October 12, 2018
The Order applauds this news and hopes that Turkey’s President Erdogan will accept this deal, reversing his stance on Pastor Brunson’s...
October 5, 2018
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East has a diocese in Iraq, the Archdiocese of Baghdad. Like other Christian communities in...
October 3, 2018
This article is vital reading, as it confirms the stance of the Turkish government toward the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Orthodox Christians of...
August 26, 2018
This article states: “There are very few Christians left in Turkey; soon there may be none at all.” That is true. The situation in...
August 16, 2018
The Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, regrets the ongoing travesty of justice that is the Turkish...
August 13, 2018
This important article confirms the accuracy of the statement issued on August 4 by Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis, Archon Aktouarios, which said in part:...
August 4, 2018
NEW YORK (August 4, 2018): The Order of Saint Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, regrets the pressure that the Turkish government has...