Bartholomew I Honoured for Environmental Work
By Anita S. Bourdin
CREMA, Italy, MARCH 3, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople has been honoured by a new foundation established to build bridges between cultures and religions.
The Crema-based Cardinal Poupard Foundation chose the ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople as the first recipient of the “Cardinal Poupard Prize,” which was awarded to him today in Monaco.
The Orthodox patriarch was recognized for his action and teaching to safeguard creation.