New York, NY - Now available on the web site of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is a brief "Question and Answer" on the new Charter. This article reviews questions that have been raised during the process and highlights many of the key issues related to the Charter and its process of preparation.
The distribution of the Charter of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America began last week with the posting of the official English and Greek texts on the web site of the Archdiocese. Also posted with the Charter is the letter of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew upon the granting of the Charter by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the letter of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America to the Clergy, Parish Councils, and Faithful of the Greek Orthodox Communities in America.
Printed copies of the Charter and the letters are currently being prepared and will be distributed to the parishes within the month of August. The complete text of the Charter in Greek and English and the letters will be published in the August issue of the Orthodox Observer. The Charter and the related documents are available on-line here.