H.Res.838 - Welcoming to the United States and to Washington, DC, His All Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome, Ecumenical Patriarch on his current trip on October 20, 2009, through November 6, 2009.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-9] (Introduced 10/15/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/28/2009 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Res.838 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (10/28/2009)
Welcomes to the United States and to Washington, DC, His All Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome, Ecumenical Patriarch, and recognizes the importance to the United States and the world of the Ecumenical Patriarch's recent environmental seminar conducted on the Mississippi River with some of the world's leading environment experts.
Recognizes the importance to the United States and to the world of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's leadership on matters of environment, peace, and religion.
Encourages U.S. foreign policy makers to urge Turkey to grant religious freedom and property rights to the Ecumenical Patriarchate as well as to reopen the theological school at Halki.
Expresses support for Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's efforts for the betterment of humankind.