Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Patriarch Bartholomew Visits Bithynia's Ruined Churches

Patriarch Bartholomew (Arhondonis) of Constantinople has undertaken a tour of the ruined churches of the ancient Anatolian region of Bithynia in what today is Turkey. Among other places Patriarch Bartholomew visited the Church of St. George in Moudania, now site of the town government's administrative offices, and the Chinolakkou Monastery of St. Stephen in Triglia, which is now a mosque. More (in Romanian) here.

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