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Title: Archbishop of Canterbury in Istanbul
Post by: mike on June 28, 2009, 04:09:36 PM
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The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Rowan D. Williams visited the Ecumenical Patriarchate for three days and had meetings with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Committee on Inter-Christian Relations. He also visited the Theological School of Halki and attended the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. George. Below is a brief interview with Archbishop of Canterbury concerning the Theological School of Halki and Inter-Christian relations. -By Nikolaos Manginas

source and the rest of the story (http://www.archons.org/news/detail.asp?id=318)
Title: Re: Archbishop of Canterbury in Istanbul
Post by: Irish Hermit on June 28, 2009, 05:54:20 PM
What a beautiful gesture to enthrone the Mother Of God between them.

One of my favourites - the Kazan Mother of God.  Probably the favourite of many Russians
since it is the custom to place this particular icon in children's bedrooms and they grow up
with a warm affection for it.

(http://www.archons.org/images/news/2009/S/062609williams.jpg)