Twitter on Fire as Beyonce Buys Her Very Own Church

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Sputniknews - 21/5/18 The American pop star has just purchased a large stone church in New Orleans where her fans can come to get a spiritual experience. According to TMZ, "Queen Bey's the new owner of a stone structured, 7,500 sq. ft house of God in The Big Easy. The New Orleans church which is more than 100 years old was listed at ...

First Greek Orthodox Church Of Western Hemisphere Celebrates 150 Years Of Service

First Greek Orthodox Church Of Western Hemisphere Celebrates 150 Years Of Service

Katerina Papathanasiou - Greek Reporter - 19/5/15 A new documentary by producers Christina Kogos and Laila Morcos Zissis and director Jason Rhein, entitled “Greeks in New Orleans: 150 Years of Holy Trinity,” premiered on WYES-TV/Channel 12 on May 7, honoring the birth of the oldest church in the western hemisphere, Holy Trinity, highlighting the Greek community’s presence in New Orleans ...

The Russian Grand Duke’s long-ago gift to local Greek Orthodox congregation on display this weekend

The 'blessing cross' dates from 1849 and was hand-tooled in Moscow.

By Bruce Nolan, The Times-Picayune 9/3/2012 For the first time in years, the city’s one Greek Orthodox congregation on Saturday will display a sampling of its old Bibles, antique icons and other treasures -- including a silver cross that seems have been a gift from Russian Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich, whose 1872 visit to New Orleans ...

IOCC Leads Orthodox Community Outreach in U.S.

Baltimore, MD — With the participation of 235 volunteers from across the country, IOCC provided $3.5 million in community development and emergency relief programs throughout the U.S. in 2008. IOCC’s program in the U.S. supported initiatives to build homes on the Gulf Coast, provide new books and equipment to inner city and rural schools, and ...