Astoria Residents in Shock Over Death of Greek-American Teacher

Friends and family, along with the entire Greek-American community of Astoria, are mourning the tragic sudden loss of 49-year-old schoolteacher Anastasia Paterekas, who was...
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Byzantine-Style Iconographer Tells Story Behind Fascinating Martin Luther King Icon

A Byzantine-style icon which portrays Martin Luther King as a martyred saint is the work of a man who was living in a cloistered monastery...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Attends Black Lives Matter Protest in NYC

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, said that "we must speak and speak loudly against the injustice...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Orders Use of Different Spoons for Holy Communion

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America directed the parish priests of the Direct Archdiocesan District to offer Holy Communion by using multiple metal spoons that will...

The Fascinating History of the Greek Orthodox Community of Bangor, Maine

The history of large-scale Greek immigration to the United States goes all the way back to the second half of the nineteenth century, a...

Construction of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at WTC Site to Resume

The long-stalled construction of the new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center is back on track, Gov....
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Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Sends Christmas Message

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America in his Christmas Encyclical to the entire pleroma of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, analyzes the deeper...

Elder Ephraim, the Monk Who Established 19 Monasteries in North America, Dies at 91

Elder Ephraim, also known as Ioannis Moraitis, the spiritual head of the Greek Orthodox St. Anthony’s Monastery in Arizona passed away on Sunday. He...
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Ex-Director of Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Arrested for Embezzlement

The former executive director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in America was arrested in New York City on Monday on charges he embezzled more...

Archbishop Elpidophoros, PM Mitsotakis Stress Need for Unity Among Greeks

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America held talks in New York on Thursday with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who was in New York to attend...

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,...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets with President Trump at the White House

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday. The Archbishop was warmly greeted by President Trump in the Oval Office at...

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