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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...

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...

Updated Statement Regarding Liturgical Services Across the Metropolis of Chicago

On Sunday, March 22, 2020 the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago made the following statement:As cases of COVID-19 continue to escalate across the nation,...

Reviving Greek Town: Utah’s Greek Orthodox community announces campaign to fund a new facility

Utah’s Greek Orthodox community announces campaign to fund a new facility to provide resources and cultural center for a new generation of Greek Utahns Salt...

‘Paideia’ Greek Community Welcomes President Katsouleas to Connecticut

By Maggie Chafouleas  Over 250 people crowded into the Center for Hellenic Studies in Storrs, Connecticut on Sunday night to give new UConn President Thomas Katsouleas the...

Best of Bergen County: St. Nicholas’ Greek Festival in Wyckoff, NJ

Once again, the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Wyckoff, NJ, opened its doors to the community, in an effort to celebrate its 35th festival. Thousands...

History Created at Transfiguration Church, Mattituck Feast Day

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing EditorVacationers from the New York area witnessed history on Sunday morning, August 5th at the Feast Day Celebration of the Greek...

St. George Greek Festival in Hamilton, NJ, an Enriching Success

St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Hamilton, NJ, hosted its 43rd Annual Greek Festival from May 17th through May 20th.  The festival attracted over...

Arthur C. Anton Sr., Named Honorary Chairman of 44th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress

BOSTON - Arthur C. Anton Sr., renowned philanthropist and founding member of the League of Greek Orthodox Stewards (today known as Leadership 100 Endowment Fund)...

Illinois governor appoints Greek-American leader Anastasia Palivos

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner announced the appointment of attorney Anastasia Palivos to a five-year term as a commissioner of the Illinois Commerce Commission on...

His Eminence Archbishop Iakovos & The Civil Rights Movement: Selma, 1965

His Eminence Archbishop Iakovos & The Civil Rights Movement: Selma, 1965 By:  Fr. Michael N. Varlamos  In response to a nation-wide call by the Reverend Martin Luther King...

Ladies Philoptochos Society of St. Luke’s Boutiques Bazaar Brings Greece and Christmas Together

By David BjorkgrenSpecial to the Hellenic News    If you were looking to spice up your Christmas shopping with a little Greek flavor this...

Audit Committee Appointed by Archbishop Demetrios

Yesterday's Address of Archon Ostiarios Michael Psaros Your Eminences, Your Graces, Brother Archons and Members of the Finance Committee,The GOA has created an extraordinarily qualified and...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Releases Information on its Financial Situation

October 10, 2017NEW YORK — The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America releases below a “Statement on the Archdiocesan Financial Situation” and a “Message from Archbishop...

Leadership 100 mission supports works of the Church

By David BjorkgrenSpecial to the Hellenic News of America When a tornado destroyed a Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Summer Camp in Greece back in September 2016,...

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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...

Emmy-nominated TV personality Debbie Matenopoulos co-hosts ‘Home & Family’

Debbie Matenopoulos is the co-host of "Home & Family" on the Hallmark Channel. She chatted with HNA's Markos Papadatos about her show, cookbook, and...

Moving forward, with AHEPA, Brooklyn Chapter 41

Brooklyn AHEPA Chapter 41 held a monthly meeting on August 5, 2020 virtually via Zoom due to the COVID pandemic. On the agenda was...

Antonios (Tony) Malitas of Philadelphia has passed away

Malitas, Antonios (Tony) was born on January 15, 1940, in Epirus, while it was under the communistic rule of the Albanian government. Harlambos, (Harry)...

Archbishop visits Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church During Covid-19 Pandemic

“We celebrate the first fruits of the harvest on August 6th, the Transfiguration (Metamorphosis) of Christ Feast Day,” said His Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros. “I...