Ecumenical Patriarchate holds ecological summit; participants see ‘decisive turning point’
June 16, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: Orthodox and Catholic scholars met in Greece for Haiki Summit V, an environmental conference organized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, which holds a primacy of honor among the Orthodox churches.
The summit’s theme was “Sustaining the Future of the Planet Together: The Prophetic Ministry of Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.”
“We are at a decisive turning point for the future of the human family, in which our Churches are called to play an essential educational role through the ‘Global Compact on Education,’” participants said in their final statement, as they referred to a papal educational initiative.
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