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Hellenic News of America’s Official Editorial Response to the Turkish Government’s July 2020 Actions On the Further Desecration of the Hagia Sophia

July 13, 2020   Dear Readers,   We would like to express our condemnation of the July 2020 decree by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordering the reclassification...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Delivers Message of Hope Following Conversion of Hagia Sophia

THE HOLY EPARCHIAL SYNOD OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA Holy Wisdom, Arise! – Ἁγία Σοφία, Ὀρθοί! Sunday, July 12, 2020 To the Reverend Priests and...

Congressional candidate Chris Zannetos condemns Turkey’s move to re-convert Hagia Sophia

I strongly condemn the Turkish government’s decision to re-convert Hagia Sophia, believed to be the world’s oldest house of religion, into a mosque. Designated by...

RISCH, MENENDEZ STATEMENT ON TURKEY’S HAGIA SOPHIA

BOISE, Idaho – U.S. Senators Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today issued...

Congressman Bilirakis Condemns Erdogan’s Actions

Today, Congressman Gus Bilirakis released the following statement:  "As Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on International Religious Freedom and an Orthodox Christian,  I condemn...

AHI Strongly Condemns Erdogan’s Decision to Change Hagia Sophia’s Status

AHI Calls for Vocal U.S. Outrage at this “Sordid Act” WASHINGTON, DC — The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) strongly condemns Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s formal...

AHEPA Strongly Condemns Turkish President’s Conversion of Hagia Sophia into a Mosque

Supreme President George G. Horiates has issued the following statement: AHEPA condemns in strongest terms the action taken today by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who formally...

Memories of the Road to Constantinople: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

“Today we view Hagia Sophia as an architectural achievement withstanding earthquakes. Famous for its dome. It is the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture,” said attorney...

Menendez Lists Top 10 Questions for Trump-Erdogan Meeting

“Make no mistake: Erdogan’s actions are intentional. And it’s stunning to think that any American President would legitimize Erdogan’s harmful policies by welcoming him...

The Betrayal of Hagia Sophia    by  Theodore G. Karakostas 

     Since 2013, the Islamist government of Turkey has been proceeding to seize Hagia Sophia as a Mosque. Turkey began by converting the...

TURKISH MILITARY BASES IN CYPRUS

Revolution of the Mind Series Andreas C Chrysafis   Outside the entrance of the Military Academy in Ankara a plaque displays for everyone to see the following...

What is the Armenian Contribution to Hellenism and Orthodoxy?

By Catherine Tsounis I was walking on second ave by NYU Langone hospital and saw a banner of “100: The Armenian Genocide.” I did not...

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