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San Diego Hosts the 2017 Folk Dance and Choral Festival: The Largest Greek Youth...

The 2017 Folk Dance and Choral Festival (FDF), tha largest Greek dancing event in the US, took place February 16-20 in San Diego, CA. The four-day celebration...

Greek-Americans Celebrate the Epiphany with Annual Cross Dive in Tarpon Springs (photos and video)

The Greek Orthodox celebration of the Epiphany is celebrated each year in Tarpon Springs, Florida. On Friday dozens of Greek teenage boys participated in...

Celebrating Philip Ludwell III of Virginia, the First Known American to Convert to Orthodox...

By the summer of 1738 Philip Ludwell III of Virginia was one of the largest landowners in British Virginia and was looking to cultivate...

John Georgelas: The Greek American Who Became America’s ISIS Leader

Yahya Abu Hassan was John Georgelas - a Greek of Cretan origin - before he decided to leave Texas and his family behind, to go...

US Reps Urge Pres. Erdoğan: Reinstate and Preserve Christian Traditions at Panagia Sumela Monastery

The government of Turkey abruptly revoked the license for the Annual Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Assumption at Panagia Sumela Monastery in Trabzon on...

Community Starts Online Petition to Preserve the Sacred Grounds of Saint Anthony’s Greek Orthodox...

An online petition, Preserve the Sacred Grounds of Saint Anthony's Monastery recently surfaced on Facebook in efforts to stop the new construction plans to build...

Archbishop Demetrios Visits Fire Ravaged St. Sava Orthodox Church

As an expression of the support and concern of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America visited yesterday afternoon the Serbian...

President Obama’s Statement on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter

On the occasion of the Orthodox Easter, President Barack Obama greeted the Orthodox Christians in the US and across the world. In a statement, the President said: Michelle and...

Opposition Leader: Greece Is Fed Up With [SYRIZA] Government

His confidence that "New Democracy is the alternative that can pull Greece out of the crisis," expressed the president of Greece's main opposition party,...

Agios Vasilios of Tripoli: Cathedral of the Greek Revolution Pioneers

January 1, 2016 Greece celebrates Agios Vasilios or Saint Basil’s Day. In Greek tradition, he brings gifts to children every January 1st. “We would...

Hudson Teen Recovers Holy Cross in Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration

Hudson's 17-year-old Anderson Combs is the lucky teenager who retrieved the coveted holy cross from Spring Bayou during St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral’s 110th annual...

Scandal Ridden Greek Priest Officially Defrocked According to New Report

George Passias; the former Greek priest who had allegedly been involved in an extra-marital relationship, has been formally defrocked as a pastor of the Greek...

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