Political Games at Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Ecumenical Patriarchate

Sophia Iliadi - Independent Article - 12/12/18 Shortly before the latest meeting of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate taking place from November 27 until 29, once again there were rumors about Archbishop Demetrios' imminent retirement. Patriarch Bartholomew was claimed to have met with the GOA Primate in Geneva, and after that, the latter decided ...

Requesting Prayers and Support for Greece

OCP News Service - Dept. of Charity and Welfare (OCP Society) - 25/7/18 Dear Beloved Tragedy has struck Greece in the form of wild fire. Many are dead several are missing. Families are suffering. We request your kind prayers and support for Greece. Please keep victims in your kind prayers. May God have great Mercy!!! Your Support Matters!!! Kindly ...

Resolutions Relating to Monasteries Adopted by Orthodox Christian Laity

Orthodox Christian Laity - March- April 2017 The Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) Board of Directors announces the adoption of the following Resolutions at its recently concluded Board Meeting, February 10-12, 2017: “OCL respectfully calls upon the Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to enforce its own Regulations relating to the Monasteries operating under its auspices in ...

GREEK ORTHODOX WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES PREPARE, SERVE 750,000 MEALS TO HUNGRY ACROSS THE UNITED STATES, GREECE

The Pappas Post - August 2016 As the philanthropic arm of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society has a track record of over 85 years of philanthropy through a multitude of programs that make a difference in the lives of people in the United States and throughout the world. It’s in ...

The 2016 Clergy-Laity Congress & the National Philoptochos Convention

ClergyLaity - June 2016 USA: The 2016 Clergy-Laity Congress & the National Philoptochos Convention will convene on Sunday, July 3rd - July 8th, 2016 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Location The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center a premier Opryland hotel in Nashville, TN, offers guests all the excitement and energy of Music City ...

ARCHBISHOP DEMETRIOS VISITS FIRE RAVAGED ST. SAVA CATHEDRAL

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America - May 2016 As an expression of the support and concern of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America visited yesterday afternoon the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sava in lower Manhattan, which was destroyed by a catastrophic fire on the evening of Pascha Sunday, May 1, 2016. Archbishop Demetrios, ...

Reception of the Head of Churches of Aleppo at the Archdiocese Headquarters in Sulaymaniyyeh

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - March 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the Head of Churches of Aleppo at the Archdiocese Headquarters in Sulaymaniyyeh – Aleppo. The Head of Churches who visited His Holiness were: His Excellency Mgr. George Abi Khazen, Latin Archbishop of Aleppo, Rev. Imad Al-Khal and Rev. Ibrahim Nasr, from the Presbytarina ...

Lecture Highlights Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

Lecture on Humanitarian Crisis in Syria + 9-29-15

The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - September- October 2015 On Tuesday September 29th, 2015 at the Museum of the City of New York, the former Director of the Department of Philanthropy of the Patriarchate of Antioch, Samer Laham, addressed a crowd of nearly 200 people regarding the devastating impact of the humanitarian crisis ...

Patriarch John X Visits Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

On Monday morning, July 20, 2015, His Beatitude Patriarch John X visited Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. His visit to the beautiful campus included an extensive tour of the grounds, a service in the Holy Cross Chapel, and a luncheon. Patriarch John was hosted by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of ...

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries – November 1, 2014

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America - 1/11/14 Oct 28, 2014 Protocol 205/14 November 1, 2014 Feast of the Holy Unmercenaries Saints Cosmas and Damian To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, ...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Donates to Cephalonia and Cyprus Donates to Cephalonia and Cyprus

Iro-Anna Mamakouka - March 2014 The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America offered 25,000 dollars for the earthquake victims of Cephalonia, western Greece. According to the Archdiocese of America, the Archbishop Demetrios of America sent the financial assistance of 25,000 dollars to the Holy Metropolis of Cephalonia, in order to boost the needs of Cephalonia’s earthquake victims. As ...

One month on the abduction of our two Archbishops

22/5/13 One month lapsed and we are still living the nightmare of the abduction whereabouts our two Archbishops Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim Metropolitan of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, and Boulos Yazaji Metropolitan of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo were kidnapped on the 22nd of April 2013. An unknown group has abducted them without claiming its responsibility ...

America’s Archdiocese Donates $ 200,000 to Greece

11/2/13 The amount of $ 200,000 has been offered by the Archdiocese of America to the International Orthodox Christian Charity (IOCC) in order to use this money for the urgent delivery of heating oil to 30 charitable institutions located in Athens, Boeotia and in 14 other cities in Northern Greece. This financial amount comes from the ...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Supports Churches of Crete and Dodecanese

Stella Tsolakidou 18/6/2012 The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America donated $190,000 to the Churches of Crete and the Dodecanese in order to promote their charity actions aiding the suffering Greek people of these regions. More specifically, $130,000 was sent to the Holy Archdiocese of Crete and to the eight Metropolises of the Orthodox Church in Crete and another ...

NBC to broadcast Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Pascha

5/4/2012 Flushing, N.Y., April 4, 2012 -- The National Council of Churches, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and the Interfaith Broadcasting Commission invite Easter worshippers to witness the Orthodox Christian Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Pascha. The service, recorded live on Pascha 2011 at St. Nicholas Church in Flushing, N.Y., will be broadcast on ...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Calls For Expansion of Cemetery in Matraville

By Stella Tsolakidou 29/3/2012 The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is calling all Greek-Australians to join the action taken for preserving and, in the future, expanding the burial space of Botany Cemetery at Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park at Matraville. With space quickly diminishing in cemeteries across Australia, the Botany Cemetery serves some 1.4 million citizens of all backgrounds ...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Celebrates The Greek Letters and Three Hierarchs

19/1/2012 Stella Tsolakidou The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has organized several events to celebrate the Greek Letters and the Feast Day of the Three Hierarchs, St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom. On Saturday, January 28, at 5:00 p.m. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will present the Three Hierarchs Awards of ...

Unity Agreement Between Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and NSW Community to be Finalized

Stella Tsolakidou 5/11/2011 After the October 28 joint celebrations, the ecclesiastical unity agreement between the Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is scheduled to be consummated on coming Sunday. Last Sunday, the NSW Community had been invited to attend and join the “Oxi” Day celebrations organized by the Inter-communal ...

Archbishop Demetrios: “The Church of St. Nicholas Built Again”

By Apostolos Papapostolou 12/9/2011 Even though the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, completely destroyed by the Twin Towers’ collapse in Manhattan, on September 11th 2001, is not included in the overall reconstruction plan for the region, it will be “built again, it will constitute a world symbol of prayer and will be open for all people”. Archbishop ...

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for September 11, 2011

Protocol 161/11 September 11, 2011 The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos ...

Fox News Reports on Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas Church at Ground Zero

18/8/2010 The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America NEW YORK – Fox News Channel will broadcast numerous times today, August 18, 2010, a report on the stalled negotiations between the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Port Authority of NY and NJ for a proper location for the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. St. Nicholas ...