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Greek Parade Returns to NYC After a Two-Year Pandemic Hiatus

Thousands of people gathered along New York's Fifth Avenue again on Sunday to watch the Greek Independence Day Parade. The parade, which marks Greece's 1821 declaration of independence from the Ottoman Empire, runs each year along Fifth Avenue between East...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Slams Russia’s Orthodox Church on Ukraine

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America slammed Russia's Orthodox Church for supporting the invasion of Ukraine, signaling out its head Patriarch Kirill in a speech delivered on Monday. Speaking at an event at the Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, Port Washington, New...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Visits Mt. Athos as Part of Special Pilgrimage

The Archbishop of America Elpidophoros, on a pilgrimage to Mount Athos, worshiped at several noted monasteries on Orthodoxy's "Holy Mountain" on Monday, accompanied by archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and other officials and clergy of the Archdiocese. This very special...

Archbishop Elpidophoros to Visit Northern Greece

The Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America, Elpidophoros, will visit northern Greece early next month to attend a number of religious services and events. The Archbishop's visit was announced in a statement released by the Diocese of Maroneia and Komotoni, located...

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Meets Greek Community Leaders

New York City Mayor Eric Adams met on Tuesday with Archbishop of America Elpidophoros and other leaders of the Greek-American community in New York. Among those present were businessmen Michael Psaros and John Catsimatidis, Chairman of the Friends of St....

Churches in New York Serve as Vaccination Sites

Five Greek Orthodox churches in New York served as mobile vaccination sites last weekend as the Archdiocese teamed up with the US Department of Health and Human Services and NYC Health and Hospitals to help bolster vaccine access within...

Elpidophoros Calls for “Restoration of Unity” at Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Archbishop Elpidophoros, the head of all Greek Orthodox in the Americas, called for a "restoration of unity" and a "dialogue of love" between all Christians at the Catholic Bishops Conference last week. His address marked the first time in history...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Issues Thanksgiving Encyclical for 2021

Archbishop Elpidophoros of the Americas, the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in the Americas, issued an encyclical for Thanksgiving 2021 expressing special gratitude for the long and successful tenure of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who recently visited the United...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Meet President Biden in US Visit

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will meet with President Biden during his visit to the US, which begins on October 23, according to the official schedule released by the Greek Archdiocese of America on Wednesday. The visit to the US, which will...

Archbishop Elpidophoros “Regrets Causing Pain” for Attending Turkey Event

Archbishop Elpidophoros apologized on Thursday for the controversy he caused in Greece and Cyprus with his presence at the ceremony for the opening of the Turkevi Center (Turkish House) earlier this week. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presided over the...