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Ecumenical Patriarch receives Cardinal Poupard Prize for environmental concern

Catholic World News - March 05, 2010

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople has received the first Cardinal Paul Poupard Foundation Prize because of his “engagement in favor of safeguarding creation.” The prize was awarded under the patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco.

Born in 1930 and appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Paris in 1979, Cardinal Poupard has served as Pro-President and President of the Secretariat of Non-Believers (1980-93), President of the Pontifical Council for Culture (1988-2007), and President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (2006-7).

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