Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago Dies at Age 89

Following undergoing surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital, the leader of the Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago, Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago died on Friday. He was...

Clinton Still Hopes Halki Will Reopen

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has given her thanks for the cooperation she had with the Ecumenical Patriarchate during her four-year term,...

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...

N.Y’s Greeks Mark Independence Day

It's a little delayed from March 25, but Greek Independence Day will be celebrated in New York on April  7 with a traditional parade,...

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...

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...

Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon

On January 6, the coastal city of Tarpon will celebrate its 108th Epiphany ceremony. It is estimated that 25,ooo spectators will attend the largest...

Good Friday at St. Irene’s Monastery

The United States was traumatized by 9/11 and by the April 15th, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Can anyone feel safe in an urban event?...

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Suspends Pastor Engulfed in Scandal

Following allegations of Greek Orthodox Pastor George Passias extramarital relations with parishioner Ethel Bouzalas, the Archdiocese of Greek Orthodox Church in America has officially addressed the scandal. In...

Why Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter After the Western world

By Fr. Jon Magoulias* - As Greek-Orthodox Christians prepare to celebrate Easter this Sunday, May 5th, we would like to shed some light on the...

The 42nd Clergy-Laity Congress to Convene in Philadelphia

More than 500 members of Greek orthodox churches and communities alongside clergymen of all degrees will participate in the 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress organized...

St. John the Baptist Church Food Festival

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church at 143 East 17th Street near Third Avenue, New York will hold a Greek Food Festival on...

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