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ARRIVAL OF ARCHBISHOP ELPIDOPHOROS OF AMERICA
JFK AIRPORT – June 19, 2019

NEW YORK – The newly elected Archbishop Elpidophoros of America will arrive in New York, June 19, 2019 and be welcomed by Hierarchs of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, dignitaries, clergy and faithful who will greet him upon arrival. Archbishop Elpidophoros will then make brief remarks.

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Archbishop Elpidophoros will be enthroned as the new Archbishop of America on Saturday, June 22, 2019 beginning at 11am and will become the seventh Greek Orthodox spiritual leader of the more than 1.5 million faithful of the Archdiocese, which was founded in 1922.

PRESS ARE INVITED TO COVER THE ARRIVAL

WHO:  Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with over 1.5 million adherents.

WHAT:  Arrival of Archbishop Elpidophoros, newly elected Archbishop and the spiritual leader of more than 1.5 million Greek Orthodox Christians in America

WHERE: JFK International Airport, Terminal 1, Arrivals Hall

WHEN: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Turkish Airlines Flight #001  – Scheduled to arrive 5:25 p.m.

CONTACT:

STAVROS PAPAGERMANOS – [email protected]    c. 718-415-5850
MARISSA COSTIDIS –         [email protected]     c. 732-522-1637

PRESS KIT and  ENTHRONEMENT SATELLITE INFO AVAILABLE ONLINE https://www.goarch.org/enthronement/media

ENTHRONEMENT LIVE INTERNET FEED:  www.goarch.org/


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The Greek Orthodox Church in America has emerged on the national and international scene as a vital and vibrant religious presence and thus the Archdiocese is increasingly involved in issues of concern to its faithful and to the society at large. Below you will find useful links to learn more and gather resources about the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Enthronement Resources

General Archdiocese Resources