Skip to comments.Turkey Increases Security for Orthodox Patriarch
Posted on 05/11/2013 8:55:11 PM PDT by marshmallow
An official says Turkish authorities have tightened security for the Istanbul-based Orthodox Patriarchate following allegations of a plot to attack the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians.
Unconfirmed local media reports said Friday police briefly detained a man following a tip that he planned to assassinate Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I.
Haberturk newspaper said prosecutors in Ankara were investigating the alleged plot. Police wouldn't confirm the reports, and the prosecutor's office did not immediately return calls.
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Besides, if the patriarch was ever to be harmed, it would be America's fault. George Bush still makes bad things happen, so when or if bad things do occur, we all know whom is to blame.
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