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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America was born in 1967 in Bakirköy, Istanbul.
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New York – On Friday, May 29, 2020, in response to the growing tensions across the country, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros issued a statement on social media. Read More
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June 2, 2020
Center for Family Care
Comfort Food for Families: Trusting in God
Petition and Prayer from the Network of the Ecumenical Patriarchate for Pastoral Health Care
June 1, 2020
Department of Inter-Orthodox Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations
Social Ethos of the Orthodox Church: Article by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis
Department of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Y2AM)
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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Sunday of the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council
May 31, 2020
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Great Vespers of the Ascension
May 27, 2020
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Earth Day 2020
Τηλεφωνική επικοινωνία του Προέδρου των ΗΠΑ με τον Οικουμενικό Πατριάρχη
Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Regarding Covid-19
Camp Saint Paul 2020
Metropolis of Detroit Summer Camp 2020
Our Greek Village Summer Camp to Offer On-Line Summer Camp
Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco offers a Reflection for the Feast of Sts. Constantine & Helen
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Leadership 100 Approves $8.2 Million in Grants including $5 Million for St. Nicholas National Shrine
May 29, 2020
National Philoptochos Responds With A Multi-Pronged Approach to Provide Financial, Emotional, Spiritual and Loving Support to Individuals and Families Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 28, 2020
Saint Photios Shrine Commemorates Fall of Constantinople
Is Ministry Preparing Kids for Life in the Church?
TOWARD A SOCIAL ETHOS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH A New Document of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
That's a Wrap! Celebrating the Sunday Church School Year
Ascension and Pentecost
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