Orthodox Churches


August 4, 1999

Bishop Griswold, Presiding Hierarch of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, our beloved brother in the Lord with deep and heartfelt joy we welcome you to the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the ancient See of Saint Andrew the First-Called Apostle. With gratitude to God we receive you...

July 18, 1999

Your All Holiness, the Ecumenical Patriarch, beloved brother in the Lord,

We have been deeply moved by the gracious welcome that you have extended to me and my associates during this, my first visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate, this ancient and highly venerated see which stands as the...