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AHEPA Calls for President Biden to Recognize the Greek Genocide

On this eve of the Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Greek Genocide from the Pontus Region of Asia Minor, AHEPA calls...

Bouras Foundation Awards Million Dollar Grant To Clergy Pension Fund

The Archdiocese Benefits Committee (ABC) is pleased to announce a one-million-dollar grant from the Nicholas J. and Anna K. Bouras Foundation, Inc. to complete...

Rev. Dr. George Parsenios Appointed Dean of Holy Cross School of Theology

By a unanimous vote of HCHC’s Board of Trustees on May 10, 2021, Rev. Dr. George Parsenios has been appointed Dean of Holy Cross...

The Evil Eye and Matakia

By Father Konstantinos Koutroubas Christ is risen! As we continue to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ during this Paschal season, the Church continually reminds us to...

The concept of “God and Country” throughout Greek history

By Professor Aris Michopoulos, Hellenic College Holy Cross This year Hellenism celebrates the 200th Anniversary of the Greek Revolution that led to the creation of...

Congressman Bilirakis Denounces Recent Violence Against Israel

“The recent rocket attacks out of Gaza follow a long history of Hamas targeting innocent civilians in Israel as well as shamefully using women...

Project HOPE completes successful first year of humanitarian outreach and philanthropy 

Special to the Hellenic News of America It began with a simple goal in mind: Look for a way to keep all parishioners and especially...

A poem by the Late Lili Bita: Our Ancestors

They came with their black kerchiefs tied tightly under their chins. They brought us earthen jars. Sprigs of barley. Their scythes upright above their heads. They entered our hearths. They cackled at our gadgets. They...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Proclaims May 16 as AHEPA Sunday

WASHINGTON, DC --  His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has proclaimed May 16, 2021, as "AHEPA Sunday" in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The Encyclical, issued by Archbishop Elpidophoros, states,...

Very Reverend Archimandrite Christoforos Oikonomidis Appointed New Chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of New Jersey

At the conclusion of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Saint Thomas, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Patriarchal Vicar, announced the appointment...

Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Drawing Competition Commemorating the Fall of Constantinople

In conjunction with the annual commemoration of the Fall of Constantinople, the Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine is proud to announce its inaugural Drawing...

Indian Orthodox Greek Concert Presented at Greek Education Zoom Conference

A unique Indian Orthodox concert was presented to international Greek educators on May 8th by The Federation of Greek Teachers of America, Office of Greek...

Learn Greek with a Tzeni Karezi favorite

Think of how many people in the world learn English or at least improve it by watching movies or TV shows. Why can’t we...

The Antikythira Mechanism: The World’s First ‘computer’ Invention by Ancient Greeks

A World Wonder of Scientific Ingenuity and Technological Breakthrough By Dr. Demetrios Giannaros The discovery in 1900 of an ancient cargo shipwreck near the Greek island...

Hellenic Caucus Co-Chairs Maloney and Bilirakis Introduce Legislation to Hold Turkey Accountable for Violating the Religious Freedoms

Hellenic Caucus Co-Chairs Maloney and Bilirakis Introduce Legislation to Hold Turkey Accountable for Violating the Religious Freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Greek Orthodox Christians,...

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Church Forgives $3.5 Million Medical Debt for 2,200 Families

The Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Webster, MA is culminating its centennial celebration by giving back in a major way. It...

The Genocidal Birth of Modern Turkey

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Professor The word “genocide,” describing the systematic physical or cultural destruction of a people, was coined in 1944 by a lawyer,...