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The Hurriyet Daily News reports on 'Hagia Sophia, Halki mark religious freedom panels' by Vercihan Ziflioğlu
An international conference on “religious freedom in Turkey,” was held in Berlin, focusing on the Hagia Sophia and Halki Seminary issues, which have remained problematic for decades.
The Hurriyet Daily News reports on 'Religious freedom for all' by Mustafa Akyol
I have spent the past three days in the German capital, to attend an international conference organized by the Archons, a religious order whose main focus is to protect the rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul. But the conference, aptly titled “Tearing down walls,” was focused not only on the Ecumenical Patriarchate or the tiny Greek Orthodox community in Turkey but also other religious minorities that suffer religious freedom violations.
International Conference calls on Turkey to address Religious Freedom and Human Rights Issues
(Berlin, Germany) The Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in cooperation with the Patriarchal Liaison Office to the European Union and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Germany, hosted its 2nd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom December 4-5, 2013 at the historic Adlon Hotel in Berlin, Germany. Taking place in the shadow of the Brandenburg Gate, the theme of the Conference was, “Tearing Down Walls: Achieving Religious Equality in Turkey.”
The Huffington Post reports on 'The Unceasing Mission for Religious Equality in Turkey' by Evagelos Sotiropoulos
The historic city of Berlin will host an historic international conference on religious freedom this week. Chiefly organized by the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in America, the conference's theme is "Tearing Down Walls: Achieving Religious Equality in Turkey."
Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to hold press conference at the conclusion of the 2nd International Conference on Religious Freedom
The Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in cooperation with the Patriarchal Liaison Office to the European Union and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Germany will hold a press conference on December 5, 2013 at 5:00pm at the Hotel Adlon in Berlin, Germany.