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Religious Freedom Project For the Ecumenical Patriarchate
Religious Freedom Packet
Comprehensive Briefing on the Religious Freedom Crisis
U.S. States which have passed Religious Freedom Resolutions for the Ecumenical Patriarchate

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Action needed to protect Religious Freedom for the Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Religious Freedom of Orthodoxy, our inalienable right, is at stake. Don’t sit idly by—help the efforts The Exarch Archbishop Demetrios of America, the Orthodox Hierarchy in the United States and The Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. God put each of us on earth for a specific purpose; this could be yours. To put it simply...


#1 - U.S. Senate Letter to the President
Make sure that your Parish and Senators are helping protect the Ecumenical Patriarchate by supporting the U.S. Senate letter to the President regarding the crisis facing the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

#2 - Enact a Government Resolution
Enact a local or state government resolution urging our federal government to keep your Ecumenical Patriarchate from being extinguished.

#3 - Article in your Local Newspaper
Get an article in your local newspaper about how your right to religious freedom is being impacted by the religious persecution of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

1) Cease and desist all government interference in the election of the Ecumenical Patriarch and composition of the Holy and Sacred Synod

2) Demand government of Turkey recognizes the Ecumenical Patriarchate as a legal entity

3) Demand government of Turkey recognize the canonical, historical and ecclesiastical title “ecumenical”

4) Allow the training of clergy and re-open the Halki School of Theology

5) Restore property rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and its institutions, including the restitution for and/or return of thousands of confiscated properties

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