Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Obama

9/3/15 SELMA, Ala. – Archbishop Demetrios of America, together with President Barack Obama and other major civic and religious leaders, walked today, March 7, 2015, the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” On March 15, 1965, Archbishop Iakovos of North and South America had come here and participated in the March ...

“Selma” Director Talks Archbishop Iakovos Portrayal in Her Golden Globe Nominated Film

A still image from “Selma” showing Archbishop Iakovos and Dr. King as they march.

Anastasios Papapostolou - 15/1/15- Greek Reporter We met director Ava DuVernay on the red carpet of the 72nd Golden Globe Awards and talked about Archbishop Iakovos’ portrayal in her Golden Globe nominated film “Selma.” She says it was important to have him in the film because he was one of the first community leaders to support ...

Martin Luther King’s Great Greek Friend & Supporter

Anastasios Papapostolou- January 2014 Archbishop Iakovos is known in the U.S. as the committed and caring pastor who put the Greek Orthodox Faith on the map for Americans and beyond. He is also known as the first Greek Archbishop in 350 years to officially confer with a pope, leaving behind a tremendous body of work as the primate of the Greek ...