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Order of Saint Andrew Laments Decision to Transform Hagia Sophia into a Mosque

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Patriarchal News , Hagia Sophia

Turkey: Rising religious intolerance

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Patriarchal News , Hagia Sophia

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem issues statement on Hagia Sophia

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Archon News

Video by the St. Photios National Shrine

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Archon News

In Memoriam: Archon Michael Firilas

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Patriarchal News , Hagia Sophia

Pompeo: Hagia Sophia Should Remain a Museum

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Patriarchal News , Hagia Sophia

Ecumenical Patriarch issues warning over Hagia Sophia

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Archon News

Semi-Annual Report of the Order of St. Andrew for the Archdiocesan Council...

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Summer 2020 Newsletter

National Geographic

2019 Annual Report

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The Five Issues of Concern

Our Orthodox Faith is being challenged by the Turkish Government. If not addressed, it can lead to the asphyxiation of Orthodox Christians. The Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate are fighting to defend and protect the religious freedoms of our Holy and Great Mother Church.

A Disturbing Observation by Sir Steven Runciman–The Renowned British Historian Author of “The Great Church in Captivity”

On 60 Minutes, when Bob Simon asked if His All-Holiness sometimes felt like he is being crucified, he replied:

"Yes, I do."

About The Order

The Order of St. Andrew's fundamental goal and mission is to promote the religious freedom, wellbeing and advancement of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, which is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey.

Who Are We ?

Those selected to serve as Archons have demonstrated a commitment greater than average toward the stewardship of time, talent and treasure for the betterment of the Church,...

What is an Archon ?

An Archon is an honoree by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for his outstanding service to the Church, and a well-known distinguished, and well-respected leader...

About Saint Andrew

Andrew was one of the twelve Apostles and is known as the "Protocletus" (the First Called) because he was the first Apostle to be summoned by Jesus into His service.

Ecumenical Patriarchate

Our Orthodox Faith is being challenged by the Turkish Government. If not addressed, it can lead to the asphyxiation of Orthodox Christians. The Archons of the Ecumenical...

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