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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America was born in 1967 in Bakirköy, Istanbul.
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St Demetrios, Astoria Elementary, Middle School and High School participated in a parade honoring the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence Day.
Homily at the Consecration of Saint George Greek Orthodox Church
Homily at the Great Vespers of Consecration Saint George Greek Orthodox Church
Archiepiscopal Encyclical for Thanksgiving
Archbishop Elpidophoros Receives Members of AHEPA Queens Chapter 326
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Grants $300,000 in Scholarships
Communique From the Holy Eparchial Synod
Saint Basil Academy Newsletter, Fall 2021
Patriarchal Encyclical for the Feast of the Holy Physicians
Archbishop Elpidophoros - Address at the Ordination of Deacon George Hazlaris to the Priesthood
Remarks of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America At the Music Concert in Commemoration of the Greek Revolution of 1821
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