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...

Largest Muslim Organization in North America Speaks Out Against Erdogan

The Islamic Society of North America, described as the largest Muslim organization in North America, recently released a statement condemning Turkish President Erdogan's decision...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Updates US Faithful on Progress of St. Nicholas Shrine

Elpidophoros, the Archishop of America, informed the faithful in the monthly newsletter of New York City's St. Nicholas Shrine that, undaunted by last week's...

Mike Pompeo Expresses “Disappointment” in Turkish Decision on Hagia Sophia

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently expressed his disapproval over Turkey's decision to convert Hagia Sophia from a museum into a mosque last...

Joe Biden Urges Erdogan to Reverse Decision on Hagia Sophia

Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden expressed his "deep regret" over the decision by Turkey to turn Hagia Sophia to a mosque on Friday. Antony Blinken,...

Congressman Bilirakis: Erdogan Turns His Back on International Community

Congressman Gus Bilirakis, the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on International Religious Freedom, on Friday condemned the decision by Turkey's President Erdogan to turn...

Erdogan’s Move on Hagia Sophia a “Deep Affront to Christians Around the World”

American officials reacted angrily on Friday to the decree by Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to change Hagia Sophia's status from a museum and...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Delivers Eulogy at Funeral of George Zapantis

A funeral was held for George Zapantis on Monday, June 29, where His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros gave the eulogy himself in the midst of...

USA Urges Erdogan Not to Turn Hagia Sophia into a Mosque

Ambassador Sam Brownback, the US Ambassador of Religious Freedom, urged Turkey last week to abandon plans to reconvert the sixth century monument of Hagia...

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...
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The Miraculous Story of St. Michael’s Shrine in Tarpon Springs

Saint Michael's Shrine, at 113 Hope St. in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is a place where faithful have reported miracles taking place for decades now....

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