FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 5, 2013
Contact: George Gigicos
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.
The Conference focused on religious freedom issues affecting minorities in Turkey stressing the concepts of equality, state neutrality and pluralism as they relate to religious freedom and the status of religious freedom under Turkey's current and proposed new constitutions.
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, as well as Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State, United States Senator and First Lady, both addressed the participants by video.
For more information on the Conference, please visit http://conference.archons.org
WHO: His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America
Anthony J. Limberakis, MD, National Commander, Order of St. Andrew
the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
Orhan Kemal Cengiz, Attorney, Human Rights Defender and Journalist
Jay Sekulow, Ph.D., Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and
Johnny Messo, President, World Council of Arameans (Syriacs)
WHAT: Press Conference at the Conclusion of the 2nd Archon International
Conference on Religious Freedom
WHEN: December 5, 2013 at 5:00pm
WHERE: Hotel Adlon Kempinski
Unter den Linden 77
10117 Berlin, Germany