The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, The mission of the Archdiocese is to proclaim the Gospel of Christ, to teach and spread the Orthodox Christian faith, to energize, cultivate, and guide the life of the Church in the United States of America according to the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition.
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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America was born in 1967 in Bakirköy, Istanbul.
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On June 27, 2021, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America ordained Dn. Thomas Manuel to the Holy Priesthood at St. George in Bethesda, Maryland. AXIOS!
Museum of the Bible Delegation Received by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Statement of Archbishop Elpidophoros of America on Hurricane Ian
Letter from Metropolitan Alexios on Hurricane Ian
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New York Greek Film Expo 2022, a Greek Film Festival for all New Yorkers, presented by Hellenic Film Society USA
Remarks at Centennial Banquet, Saint Demetrios Community Center, Seattle
Monastic Synaxis Communique
Lord, Do I Really Love You?
Homily at the Divine Liturgy Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Seattle, Washington
Archepiscopal Encyclical for the Commemoration of the Asia Minor Holocaust
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