Tuesday, July 31, 2012

State dept. continues full court press to reopen Halki

(EP) - On July 30, 2012, United States assistant Secretary of State Philip Gordon visited the holy monastery and theological school of Halki. In conversation with Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa, Mr. Gordon expressed the interest of the United States in the seminary's re-opening. Furthermore, he conveyed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's warm greetings toward His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

1 comment:

  1. Too bad Mr President isn't so concerned with religious liberty at home.