News and Events
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the election of the V. Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, as the next president of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. The HCHC announcement is as follows:
Faith: An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism announced that it will once again offer the prestigious series of “Faith Scholarships for Academic Excellence.” These merit-based college scholarships provide funding to graduating high school seniors for their university studies. The application and criteria can be downloaded from the Faith website: www.faithendowment.org.
Ο Υπουργός Εξωτερικών της Ελλάδος κ. Νίκος Κοτζιάς επισκέφθηκε σήμερα 24 Απριλίου 2015, τον Σεβασμιώτατο Αρχιεπίσκοπο Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριο στην έδρα της Ιεράς Αρχιεπισκοπής Αμερικής.
Archbishop Demetrios and Holy Eparchial Synod Join Faith Leaders, Reaffirming Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty
A few days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, more than 30 religious leaders representing tens of millions of US citizens from diverse faith communities throughout the United States have reaffirmed their shared commitment to marriage and religious freedom. An open letter entitled “The Defense of Marriage and the Right of Religious Freedom: Reaffirming a Shared Witness” was issued to all in positions of public service on April 23.
Ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής κ. Δημήτριος δέχθηκε σήμερα, 23 Απριλίου 2015, την επίσκεψη του νέου επικεφαλής της Γενικής Γραμματείας Αποδήμου Ελληνισμού, Γενικού Διευθυντού κ. Μιχαήλ Ε. Κόκκινου, τον οποίο συνόδευε ο Γενικός Πρόξενος της Ελλάδος στη Νέα Υόρκη, Πέσβης κ. Γιώργος Ηλιόπουλος.
The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America convened for its regular spring meeting at the Synodal Chamber of the Archdiocesan headquarters in New York on April 20th, 21st and 22nd, 2015. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presided at the meeting with the participation of the Members of the Synod.
The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, that convened for its regularly scheduled Spring meeting, Apr. 20-22, issued the following statement regarding recent tragic events in North Africa and the Middle East.
We believe in the Resurrection and therefore any impasse can be overcome, said His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America during the Annual White House Greek Independence Day celebration, hosted by President Barack Obama yesterday Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the White House. This was the 29th consecutive celebration at the White House honoring the 194th Anniversary of the start of the Greek War for Independence of March 25th, 1821.