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Chicago’s “Weeping Virgin Mary” Greek Orthodox Church Sold

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago, where some faithful say “tears” are streaming down the face of an icon of the Virgin Mary,...

Scholarships Offered to Greek-American Students Who Can Best Describe the Term “Philotimo”

The Oxi Day Foundation, based in Washington, D.C., is now offering scholarships to five Greek-American students in grades 6-12 who can best describe the difficult-to-translate...

Thousands Celebrate Greek Food and Culture at Chicago’s “Taste of Greektown” Festival

Hellenic pride took center stage last weekend during the "Taste of Greektown," the acclaimed annual culinary fest in Chicago’s West Loop. Thousands of food lovers,...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Receives the 2019 ECOS® Environmental Award

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide, on Friday received the 2019 ECOS® Award for exceptional...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Calls for Spiritual Resistance After U.S. Massacres

In a statement released Sunday, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew expressed his revulsion and deep shock at the murderous shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton,...

At Least 30 Dead in Two Separate Massacres in the U.S.

At least thirty people were killed at two separate attacks in the Texas city of El Paso and Dayton, Ohio on Saturday. In the first...

Twenty Dead in El Paso Shopping Center Shooting

Twenty people have been killed and 26 injured in a mass shooting in the Texas city of El Paso. The massacre happened at a Walmart...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Hosts HCHC CrossRoad Program Scholars

Young Hellenic scholars participating in CrossRoad, the 10-day academic institute run by the Hellenic College Holy Cross, attended a workshop, a tour and keynote...

Greek-American Michael Kratsios Slated to Become US’ Chief Technology Officer

Greek-American Michael Kratsios - who was nominated by the President of the United States to serve as the United States’ Chief Technology officer -...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Launches Free, Online Collections Portal (video)

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) announced on Wednesday the launch of the NHM Collections & Archives Portal, which allows anyone to access the Museum’s...

LA Lakers Sign Kostas Antetokounmpo, Brother of Giannis

The NBA's Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday signed Kostas Antetokounmpo, the younger brother of Giannis Antetokounmpo, to a two-way contract after claiming him off...

President Trump Rules Out Sanctions Against Turkey “Right Now”

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he’s not looking at economic sanctions against Turkey “right now” following its decision to begin receiving parts of...

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