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Letter of President of the USA His Excellency Mr George Bush to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

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THE WHITE HOUSE
WASHINGTON

January 7, 2005

His All Holiness
Bartholomew
Archbishop of Constantinople,
New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch
Istanbul

Your Holiness:

Thank you very much for your kind letter. This is a time of great challenge and opportunity, and I look forward to the work ahead.

Laura and I have great memories of our visit to Turkey last year. We appreciate your remembering our family in your prayers.

Best regards.

Sincerely,
George W. Bush