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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...

Patriarch Bartholomew Meets President Biden at the Oval Office

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met President Biden at the White House on Monday in a meeting described as "warm and cordial." The focus of their discussion was climate change. The Ecumenical Patriarch noted that the need for political leaders to respond...

Biden to Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew During US Visit

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced on Friday that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will meet with President Joe Biden during his visit to the United States. The Ecumenical Patriarch’s visit begins this Saturday, October 23. The visit to the US,...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Meets Archbishop Elpidophoros Putting Spat Behind

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met Archbishop Elpidophoros on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Friday, seemingly putting behind the spat caused by the Archbishop's participation at a Turkish event earlier in the week. They discussed issues of...

Cyprus President Reportedly Snubs Archbishop Elpidophoros Over Turkey Event

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday cancelled a scheduled meeting with Archbishop Elpidophoros in New York because, according to reports, the Head of the Greek Orthodox Church in America attended a ceremony for the opening of the...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Joins Erdogan in Opening of Turkevi Center

Archbishop Elpidophoros, the Head of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, attended a ceremony for the opening of the Turkevi Center presided over by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York on Monday. The Turkevi Center, which will become...

Saint Nicholas Shrine To Be Illuminated for September 11

Saint Nicholas Shrine, the church that was built on the site of the only church that was demolished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, will be illuminated on Friday night like a beacon of light going into...