Profiles in Faith: Patriarch Bartholomew Bridges East-West Christian Divide

INTRODUCTION His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is the 270th Patriarch of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Born in present-day Turkey in 1940, Dimitrios Archontonis, as Bartholomew was originally named, is known for his academic and linguistic expertise. He is fluent in seven languages — Greek, Turkish, English, Italian, French, German and Latin — and is […] The post Profiles in Faith: Patriarch Bartholomew Bridges East-West Christian Divide appeared first on World Religion News.

Profiles in Faith: Patriarch Bartholomew Bridges East-West
Christian Divide
INTRODUCTION His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is the 270th Patriarch of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Born in present-day Turkey in 1940, Dimitrios Archontonis, as Bartholomew was originally named, is known for his academic and linguistic expertise. He is fluent in seven languages — Greek, Turkish, English, Italian, French, German and Latin — and is […] The post Profiles in Faith: Patriarch Bartholomew Bridges East-West Christian Divide appeared first on World Religion News.