The reopening of Halki could be used to provide tangible proof that the country truly respects minority religious rights and is heading towards European integration.
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LaPierre does have a point. We do need to address the way our culture glorifies violence. But the priority must be to stop the bleeding.
The point is this: the iconostasis represents the tomb itself, the sepulcher in which Christ was buried. The "Great Entrance" is itself a remembrance of Christ's funeral procession.
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