Greek-Orthodox

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...

Digital Exhibition Displays Treasures Held at Mt. Athos to Public

Through a digital exhibition, Athens Concert Hall is allowing visitors a rare glimpse into the treasures housed at Mt. Athos, including amazing codices, illuminated manuscripts, and gorgeous works of art. Mt. Athos, located in Northern Greece, is home to around...

Holy Synod Calls For Extraordinary Assembly to Help “Rebuild Church in America”

In an unprecedented statement issued by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on Friday, it was announced that there would be a teleconference held on October 12 in an effort to "rebuild the Church in America from the...

New TV Series to Tell the Story of Saint Paisios in Greece

The life of Saint Paisios, who is widely venerated around the world but especially in Greece and Russia, will be the subject of a new television series which is currently in production. Reportedly, filming is taking place in Konitsa, a...

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...

Greeks in Sydney Celebrate 50th Anniversary of St. Nectarios Church

Saint Nectarios Church, a center of the Greek diaspora who live in the area, has been serving the Orthodox community of Burwood, Sydney since its opened its doors to the faithful in 1970. After its purchase on September 6, 1970,...

Entrepreneur Beas Becomes One of Youngest Members of CEO Club International

Michael Beas, the CEO of both Atlas Elite Partners and Raver Magazine, spoke with Greek Reporter recently about becoming one of the youngest members named to the coveted Chief Executive Officers Club International, Inc. He is of the Greek Orthodox...