1. THE HOLY APOSTLE PETER Peter was the son of Jonah and the brother of Andrew, the First-called. He was of the Tribe of Simeon
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople lowered his voice in exasperation. “What can I say as a Christian clergyman and the Greek Patriarch in Istanbul?
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew delivered a homily after the Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas at the Patriarchal Cathedral, during