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  • Hellenic College Holy Cross 75th Commencement Honors George Logothetis, Fr. George Poulos

    Hellenic College Holy Cross School of Theology graduated 52 students at its 75th commencement May 20, which also awarded an honorary doctorate of humanities to entrepreneur and philanthropist George Logothetis and an honorary doctorate of divinity to Fr. George Poulos, a 1948 graduate of Holy Cross Seminary in Pomfret, Conn. Read More

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    Metropolitan Philotheos of Meloa Laid to Rest

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Omogeneia accompanied Metropolitan Philotheos of Meloa to his last resting place yesterday, May 15, 2017. Read More

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    All Saints Greek Orthodox Church Concludes Centennial Celebration with Divine Liturgy

    This Mother’s Day weekend (May 13-14, 2017), the historic parish of All Saints, “a beacon of Orthodoxy in the Ohio valley,” celebrated its 100-year anniversary and His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America together with the local hierarch, Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh led this feast of faith, joy and love. Read More

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    Metropolitan Philotheos of Meloa Falls Asleep in the Lord

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the passing of Metropolitan Philotheos of Meloa who fell asleep in the Lord early this morning following a short illness Read More

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    Archdiocesan Council Holds Spring Meeting in Chicago

    The Archdiocesan Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, under the chairmanship of Archbishop Demetrios of America, convened in Chicago’s Marriott Downtown Hotel for its regularly scheduled spring meeting May 4 and 5. Read More

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    Archbishop Demetrios Attends National Day of Prayer at White House

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, at the invitation of President Donald J. Trump, attended today the 66th Annual National Day of Prayer Commemoration, held this year at the Rose Garden of the White House. Read More

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    Archbishop Demetrios’ Visit to the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York and New England

    On Good Friday afternoon and in a gesture of prayerful solidarity to the Coptic Orthodox Christians, following the bombing attacks at two Coptic Orthodox churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America together with Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York, visited the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace and His Grace Bishop David, of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York and New England. Read More

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    Archbishop Demetrios to Deliver Lecture at the University of Notre Dame

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America has been invited to deliver the 2017 Tantur Lecture at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana on the subject: “Exegetical Creativity: St. Basil's Nine Homilies on the Creation of the Universe.” Read More

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    Archbishop Demetrios of America Expresses Condolences to Coptic Churches in Egypt and America

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America, upon receiving the tragic news of the horrific massacre on Palm Sunday, in the Coptic churches of Saint George in Tanta and Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt, expressed in a letter profound and heartfelt condolences to the Coptic Church Hierarchs and their communities in America and through them to Patriarch Tawadros II and the Coptic faithful in Egypt. Read More

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    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Urges Congress to Maintain Current Law Protecting Houses of Worship from Partisan Conflicts

    NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America joins with scores of other American religious organizations to ask the U.S. Congress not to weaken or eliminate protections that prohibit non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations, including houses of worship, from endorsing or opposing political candidates. To date, almost 100 national, regional and state religious and interfaith organizations have joined this effort. Read More

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    Nikki Soteropoulos Margarites, Named Director of Development

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America recently named Nikki Soteropoulos Margarites, Director of Development of the newly created Office of Development. Mrs. Margarites comes to the Archdiocese from the Ronald McDonald House in New York. Since 2003 she has specialized in areas of major gift fundraising, capital campaigns, direct marketing, strategic planning, and planned gifts. Read More

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    Remarks of Archbishop Demetrios for Greek Independence 2017

    Following a tradition established many years ago, we have the distinct honor and special privilege to be once again at the White House on the occasion of the celebration of the Greek Independence Day. We are deeply grateful as the Greek Orthodox American community for such recognition of our people and for your kindness to sign the Proclamation that pays tribute to the historic 1821 Greek Revolution, a revolution that led to the liberation of Greece, after four bitter centuries under the painful occupation and rule of the Ottoman Empire. Read More

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    Greek Independence Day Dinner at the Blair House

    WASHINGTON – The White House Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, hosted yesterday, March 23, 2017, at Blair House a reception and dinner for about 70 invited guests, on the occasion of Greek Independence Day and in honor of Archbishop Demetrios of America. Vice President Mike Pence, made a surprise appearance shortly after the beginning of the dinner. The Vice President praised the Greek American Community in the United States and reminisced of his visit last year with Archbishop Demetrios at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in New York. Archbishop Demetrios in his response thanked the Vice President for honoring the Greek American community with his presence. Read More

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    His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Attend the Inauguration of Restored Sacred Edicule

    NEW YORK – According to an announcement from the Ecumenical Patriarchate, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, at the brotherly invitation of His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, has travelled to Jerusalem to attend the festivities and opening ceremony of the Sacred Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre following the completion of its restoration and renovation. Read More

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    Fr. Soterios Baroody Appointed Chief Financial Officer

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America has announced the appointment of Fr. Soterios Baroody as Chief Financial Officer of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America effective April 3, 2017. The Chief Financial Officer is a newly created position at the Archdiocese. Read More

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    Archdiocese Takes Active Role during International Women’s Commission

    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is greatly involved in the 61st United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, continuing its decades-long work in promoting women’s rights. Read More

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    “All for One” in the 41st Folk Dance and Choral Festival, FDF 2017

    The 41st Folk Dance and Choral Festival (FDF 2017) a four day celebration of Faith, Dance and Fellowship of the Metropolis of San Fransisco, culminated yesterday Feb. 19, 2017 with the Archieratical Divine Liturgy in the morning, the Finals of the Advance Senior Division and the Awards Ceremony, all taking place at Town and Country Resort Hotel here in San Diego. Read More

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    FDF 2017 Faith, Dance, Fellowship, largest Greek Orthodox Youth Gathering in the United States

    His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America arrived in San Diego Thursday Feb. 16, for the 2017 Folk Dance and Choral Festival of the Metropolis of San Francisco, a four day celebration of Faith, Dance and Fellowship taking place this year at Town and Country Resort Hotel here in San Diego. Read More

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    41st Annual FDF Brings Together Faith, Culture and Philanthropy

    The sights and sounds of the 41st Annual Folk Dance and Choral Festival (FDF) will fill the Town and Country Resort in San Diego from February 16 – 19, 2017. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America will once again join this celebration of faith and culture. This exceptional ministry of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco, under the leadership of His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco, will bring together over 3,000 people in celebration of Faith, Dance and Fellowship during four days of festivities, dance and choral competition, workshops, and ministry outreach. Read More

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    Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Continue Successful Fellowships at the UN

    The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is inviting graduate and recent post-graduate students to apply for its fellowships at the United Nations. Read More

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