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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of America was born in 1967 in Bakirköy, Istanbul.
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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Matthew
July 5, 2020
Department of Greek Education Announces the Launch of Online Learning Tool StaEllinika
July 1, 2020
Be the Bee: Does God Have a Plan for You?
Saint Nicholas Shrine to be featured on Ancient Faith Radio - July 1, 2020
Spring Meeting of the Archdiocese Council Convenes Virtually
Archdiocesan Council Keynote Address By His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America
June 29, 2020
ENCYCLICAL OF HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP ELPIDOPHOROS OF AMERICA
June 28, 2020
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Homily for the Third Sunday of Matthew
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Greeting AHEPA District 6, 84th Annual Convention (Virtual)
June 27, 2020
Ecumenical Patriarchate Acts on Mode of Distribution of Holy Communion
June 25, 2020
ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE - Communiqué
Video: Archbishop Elpidophoros Ἀντιφώνησις On the Occasion of the Anniversary of His Enthronement
June 24, 2020
Video: Remarks of Father Andreas Vithoulkas, One Year Anniversary of the Enthronement of Archbishop Elpidophoros
The Words We Choose
June 23, 2020
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