Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople

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His All Holiness Bartholomew I
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Church Church of Constantinople
Diocese Constantinople
Enthroned 2 November 1991
Reign ended Incumbent
Predecessor Demetrios I
Personal details
Birth name Dimitrios Arhondonis (Δημήτριος Αρχοντώνης - Dimítrios Archontónis)
Born 29 February 1940 (1940-02-29) (age 74)
Aghios Theodoros (Zeytinli Köyü), Imbros (Gökçeada), Turkey
Died -
Denomination Eastern Orthodox Christianity
Residence Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, Fener, Istanbul, Turkey
Parents Christos (father) and Merope (mother) Archontónis
Spouse None
Children None
Occupation Ecumenical Patriarch
Profession Theologian
Alma mater Patriarchal Theological school (Halki seminary)

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (Greek: Οικουμενικός Πατριάρχης Βαρθολομαίος Α, Turkish: Patrik I. Bartholomeos) (born 29 February 1940) is the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, and thus "first among equals" in the Eastern Orthodox Communion, since 2 November 1991. He is thus the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world.[1][2][3][4]

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