Subscribe

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Archbishop Elpidophoros Supports the Urgent Work of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee

Hellenic News
Hellenic Newshttps://www.hellenicnews.com
The copyrights for these articles are owned by HNA. They may not be redistributed without the permission of the owner. The opinions expressed by our authors do not necessarily reflect the opinions of HNA and its representatives.

Latest articles

Σύλλογος Κωνσταντινουπολιτών, ετών 93 

Είναι πραγματικά δύσκολο να συνοψίσει κανείς μέσα σε ένα σύντομο κείμενο την ανεπανάληπτη προσφορά ενενήντα τριών (μέχρι σήμερα) χρόνων του ιστορικού Συλλόγου Κωνσταντινουπολιτών αλλά...

Μεταναστευτικό – προσφυγικό, διεθνοποίηση της εργασίας, κέρδη και μισθοί

Στα μέσα της δεκαετίας του 1960 έχουμε την πρώτη μεγάλη προσπάθεια με σκοπό την απελευθέρωση του διεθνούς εμπορίου των βιομηχανικών προϊόντων μέσω της μείωσης...

“Cultural Diplomacy – The Contribution of Diaspora” web conference organized by AHEPA PATRAS HJ – 25

The contribution of the Hellenic Diaspora in the forging of bilateral cultural relations between Greece and third countries is the key issue of the...

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to Offer Prayer at Virtual Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service

PRESS RELEASE New York, NY – Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has been invited by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to offer prayer at the Virtual Presidential...

COVID-19 Vaccination: Science & Truth

By Perry N Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH, Dean, Rutgers School of Public Health  Special to the Hellenic News of America As we move forward as a...

THI supports Galilee, Greece’s only fully integrated palliative care center

Press Release $15,000 Grant Eases Pain of Patients and Families Athens, Greece (January 19, 2021) - Palliative Care is a crucial but oft-neglected part of health care....

Grecian Delight/Kronos Foods merger means expanded choices for restauranteurs, food service retailers

Special to the Hellenic News of America The Mediterranean food revolution in America had humble beginnings, when an automation engineer from the Greek village of...

New York, NY – Today, July 6, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America reiterated his support of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee (ABC) as they develop a strategy for providing retirement benefits to Clergymen and Lay Employees of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The ABC is a separate entity led by members who are principally elected by the clergy for the purpose of managing existing benefit plans and adopting new ones.

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros said in his remarks:

“The ABC has a difficult task ahead of them; the responsibility of finding a solution to the persistent issue of the Pension Plan. We are confident they will work diligently and swiftly because our clergy and their families deserve the utmost attention and gratitude. Thanks to the legacy of our past Treasurer Michael Psaros, and the ongoing work of Treasurer Elaine Allen, our Archdiocese has achieved the stability and transparency necessary to move forward, and now we must find a solution that works for everyone involved. We fully support the ABC in this urgent work, knowing that the hard decisions they face now will ultimately provide a pension benefit to our clergy and lay employees that is financially viable.”

The Archdiocese Benefits Committee, under chairman Fr. James Paris, already reported to the Archdiocese Council on its recommendation to explore a transition from the defined benefits plan to a defined contribution plan. The investigation and hard work that will take place over the next months in advance of the Clergy Laity Congress will lay the groundwork for finding an equitable approach to transitioning retirement benefits for all clergy and lay employees.

Thanks for reading Hellenic News of America

The copyrights for these articles are owned by the Hellenic News of America. They may not be redistributed without the permission of the owner. The opinions expressed by our authors do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Hellenic News of America and its representatives.

Latest Print Edition