June 21, 2019
ENTHRONEMENT OF ARCHBISHOP ELPIDOPHOROS OF AMERICA TO BE HELD JUNE 22, 2019
NEW YORK – Greek Orthodox Christians are expected to fill East 74th Street when the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will enthrone a new Archbishop of America on Saturday, June 22, 2019 beginning at 11am at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City.
Archbishop Elpidophoros will become the seventh Greek Orthodox spiritual leader of the more than 1.5 million faithful of the Archdiocese in America.
Many U.S. elected officials, foreign government representatives and religious leaders from around the world are expected to attend, including the Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex M. Azar II who will represent President Trump and speak during the service.
PRESS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
Cameras and journalists are invited. Press platforms and mult-box will be provided.
WHO: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with over 1.5 million adherents.
WHAT: Enthronement Ceremony of Archbishop Elpidophoros, the spiritual leader of more than 1.5 million Greek Orthodox Christians in America
WHERE: Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 319 East 74th Street, New York, NY
WHEN: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Press must be checked in and in place by 10:30am
Service begins promptly at 11:00am
PRESS MUST CHECK IN AT 74th ST. & 2nd AVE., NY, NY AND RECEIVE CREDENTIALS. PRESS MUST BE IN PLACE NO LATER THAN 10:30AM.
Equipment free press will be seated in balcony.
PRESS SHOULD CONFIRM ATTENDANCE TO:
STAVROS PAPAGERMANOS – [email protected] c. 718-415-5850
MARISSA COSTIDIS – [email protected] c. 732-522-1637
PRESS KIT and SATELLITE INFO AVAILABLE ONLINE https://www.goarch.org/enthronement/media
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