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Archbishop Elpidophoros Concludes Virtual Clergy-Laity Conference on Hopeful Note

The 45th annual Greek Orthodox Clergy-Laity conference, the first ever to be held completely virtually, concluded on Thursday with remarks from Archbishop of the Americas Elpidophoros. He ended the gathering, which had been attended by more than 1,100 of the...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Begins Largest-Ever Clergy-Laity Conference

Archbishop of the Americas Elpidophoros is looking forward to hosting the largest-ever conference for both clergy and laity that has ever been held in the 98-year-long history of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in America. Due to coronavirus concerns, the much-anticipated...

Elpidophoros Speaks Against Injustice, Hatred at Democratic National Convention

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America delivered a benediction on the third day of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, urging listeners to “fight against injustice, inequality and hatred.” “We pray for the sake for our nation and its future. We pray...

Construction Set to Restart at Ground Zero’s St. Nicholas Shrine

  In an event hosted by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and attended by Mayor Bill DeBlasio, Archbishop of America Elpidophoros and other notables on Monday, the governor announced the resumption of the reconstruction of the St. Nicholas Shrine at...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets With Greek-American Officers at NYPD Precinct

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America recently visited the local police station serving the area where the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Headquarters is located in New York City, known as the 19th Precinct, to meet with Greek-American police officers. The visit...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Delivers Eulogy at Funeral of George Zapantis

A funeral was held for George Zapantis on Monday, June 29, where His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros gave the eulogy himself in the midst of family and friends of the young man, who died in police custody recently. The service comes...

Archbishop Elpidophoros on George Zapantis Killing: “No One Deserves to Die Like This”

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America visited on Thursday the distraught family of George Zapantis, the Greek American who suffered a fatal heart attack after being tasered at least twice by officers in New York last Sunday. Elpidophoros had a long meeting...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Distributes Covid-19 Relief Funds

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America recently announced the distribution of more than $250,000 on behalf of those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States. Under the guidance of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, this initial amount is part...

Greek President Meets New Archbishop of America Elpidophoros

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos received Archbishop Elpidophoros of America at the Presidential Mansion on Tuesday and congratulated him on his election as Archbishop of America. He underlined the importance of supporting the Archdiocese of America, as well...