martedì 21 settembre 2021

Stati Uniti
Archbishop Elpidophoros Joins Erdogan in Opening of Turkevi Center

(Tasos Kokkinidis, Greek Reporter)
Archbishop Elpidophoros, the Head of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, attended a ceremony for the opening of the Turkevi Center by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York on Monday. The Turkevi Center, which will become the hub of Turkish culture in the US, will also house the UN’s permanent mission of Turkey and the Turkish Consulate General. In a message on social media, Elpidophoros said he congratulated Erdogan on the opening of the Turkevi Center. He added that “as always I insist on the importance of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the re-opening of the Halki Theological School, and supporting the rights of religious minorities of Turkey.” (...)