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Why Orthodox and Catholic Easter Are on Different Dates

The Orthodox and Catholic Easter are usually set on different dates. Greece is slowly but surely coming closer to the great feast of Greek Orthodox Easter, or Pascha -- a religious occasion celebrated here with more gusto than in...

Archbishop Elpidophoros to Offer Prayer at Virtual Presidential Inauguration

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros will offer a prayer at the "Virtual Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service," to be held tomorrow, Wednesday, as Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. An announcement from the Greek Orthodox...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Issues Encyclical for Christmas 2020

Elpidophoros, the Archbishop of the Americas, has released an encyclical for Christmas 2020, during this most unusual of any holiday season most of us have ever experienced. Likening our many challenges, losses -- and even sometimes despair -- during this...

HOPE: A New Orthodox Initiative Helping Those in Need in the Midwest

A new philanthropic effort called the Humanitarian Outreach for Philanthropic Engagement, project HOPE has recently been launched for those in the Midwest who find themselves in need during these difficult days of the pandemic. In an effort to reach those...

Archbishop Elpidorphoros Issues Thanksgiving Encyclical

Elpidophoros, the Archbishop of the Americas, issued an encyclical for the great American celebration of Thanksgiving on Monday. In his missive, he mentioned the nation's current difficulties related to the pandemic, saying "this National Holiday has become associated with a...