Washington, DC Group Keeps Memories of Constantinopolitan Society Alive

Members of the Greek diaspora around the world are known for their strong families and the ability to maintain unbroken connections with their homeland....

US House Passes Hagia Sophia Amendment

On the eve of Turkey’s planned inauguration of using Hagia Sophia as a mosque, the US House of Representatives passed, by unanimous consent, an...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets with President Trump on Hagia Sophia

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America met with President Trump and Vice President Pence late on Thursday to discuss Turkey's recent decision to convert Hagia Sophia...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Declares Day of Mourning for Hagia Sophia

Churches under the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will toll their bells mournfully following Turkey's decision to convert Hagia Sophia into...

Archbishop Elpidophoros, Cardinal Dolan Decry Hagia Sophia Decision in Joint Statement

In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, Greek Orthodox Elpidophoros and Catholic Cardinal, Timothy Dolan, deeply deplored Turkey's decision last Friday to reconvert Hagia...

The American Who Restored Hagia Sophia’s Ancient Mosaics to their Former Glory

The mosaics of Hagia Sophia are world-renowned priceless artifacts not only of Greek Orthodoxy but also of Byzantine Civilization and Hellenism. What is lesser...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets With Greek-American Officers at NYPD Precinct

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America recently visited the local police station serving the area where the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Headquarters is located in...

Archons Urge President Trump to Stop Turkey from Converting Hagia Sophia to Mosque

Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis, National Commander of the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate sent a letter to President...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Distributes Covid-19 Relief Funds

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America recently announced the distribution of more than $250,000 on behalf of those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in...

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...

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