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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets with President Trump and Vice President Pence on Hagia Sophia

  New York, NY – Today, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros met with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at the White House on the...

July 24, 2020 has been designated a “Day of Mourning and Manifest Grief”

The Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Observes Day of Mourning   St. Augustine, FL – Hierarchal Pastor, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, with Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Responds to Economic Conditions

As with many organizations, COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and its parishes. The financial consequences to...

The Holy Eparchial Synod rejects set age limit for retirement

The Holy Eparchial Synod met on July 8, 2020, in an extraordinary video conference at the invitation of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros with an...

Official documents obtained regarding the resolution for the retirement of clergy

The Hellenic News of America obtained the following information for clarity purposes regarding the Resolution Regarding Retirement of Clergy and Term Limits for Laity:...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Supports the Urgent Work of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee

New York, NY – Today, July 6, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America reiterated his support of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee (ABC) as...

Archbishop Elpidophoros convened the spring meeting of the Archdiocese Council virtually

New York, NY – On June 29, 2020 His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America convened the Spring Meeting of the Archdiocese Council.  Due to...

Greek-American organizations join together to deliver tons of food to needy Chicagoans

CHICAGO -- Chicago CRED is teaming with the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, the diocese of the Greek Orthodox Church in the Midwest, and the...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Distributes More Than a Quarter of a Million Dollars to Applicants Affected by the COVID-19

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Distributes More Than a Quarter of a Million Dollars to Applicants Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic in the USA New York, June 16,...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Marches in Brooklyn

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros attended a peaceful protest and march in Crown Heights, Brooklyn over the killing of Louisville EMT Breonna Taylor.New York, NY...

Ο Αρχιεπίσκοπος Ελπιδοφόρος σε πορεία στο Brooklyn

Νέα Υόρκη – Κατόπιν πρόσκλησης του Δημάρχου του Brooklyn Eric Leroy Adams και του Πολιτειακού Γερουσιαστή Ανδρέα Γουνάρδη, ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής Ελπιδοφόρος συμμετείχε σήμερα σε μία ειρηνική διαμαρτυρία...

Ladies Philoptochos of St. George GOC in Bethesda help local food centers

By: Litsa MarinosIn May 2020, the Ladies Philoptochos of St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, Maryland held three food drives to help those...

Archbishop Elpidophoros responds to the unjust slaying of George Floyd

Archbishop Elpidophoros Issues Statement on George Floyd New York – On Friday, May 29, 2020, in response to the growing tensions across the country, His...

His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael Releases statement on the death of George Floyd and its aftermath

On Monday, June 1, His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago made the following statement:Like so many of you, it was with heartache, confusion and...

Metropolis of Chicago introduces ‘Reuniting Our People With Their Parish Homes’ guide

Since March 14, 2020, the Metropolis of Chicago responded to the threat of the novel coronavirus by issuing directives meant to help our community...

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Christos Koutsis, Vice President of Investors Bank, has passed away

Christos John Koutsis, 63, of Paramus, formerly of Athens, Greece, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Christos worked for Investors Bank, in Short...

My parents own property in Greece

My parents own property in Greece, but I do not know if they have the right documents to prove their property rights. Also, I...

Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides (1942-2020)

In Memoriam Demetrios Zemenides  1942-2020 The International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides, one of its long-time collaborators in Chicago.  The...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Now on Solid Ground as Construction Restarts 

The people close to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at Ground Zero in New York tend to think of the...

On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1Hagia Sophia...