Bill Status of HR0139 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: ECUMENICAL SEE DAY
Rep. Tim Butler - Dan Ugaste
| 5/6/2021||House||Resolution Adopted|
Synopsis As Introduced
Declares October 22, 2021 as Ecumenical See of Constantinople Day in order to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the elevation of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. Recognizes the continuing and historic service by the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and his importance to the State of Illinois. Encourages United States foreign policy makers to continue to urge Turkey to grant religious freedom and property rights to the Ecumenical Patriarchate as well as to reopen the theological school at Halki.