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Visit of His Excellency Samuel Brownback United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom


On the evening of Saturday, April 14, 2018, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received His Excellency Samuel Brownback, the newly appointed United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, at the Phanar. During their meeting together, His Excellency informed the Patriarch of his newly acquired duties and responsibilities, as well as of his upcoming trips. His All-Holiness congratulated the Ambassador on accepting this praiseworthy assignment and discussed with him the current state of Christians in Turkey.