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Archdiocese and Patriarchate News and Issues

2007 Orthodox Mission Teams-Apply Now

ABC Network to Air Pascha: The Resurrection of Christ

AHI Action Alert: Contact Your Representatives to Urge Turkey to Lift Religious Freedom Restrictions

AHI Applauds Committee Passage of Amendment Calling for Turkey to Honor Obligation to Christian Heritage

Aid to Farmers in Greece by IOCC, NBA's Stojakovic Provides Wheelchairs for Thessaloniki

An American Idol

An Appeal for Help in the Wake of the Asian Catastrophe

Approval for Cremation Gathers Pace

Archbishop Demetrios Inaugurates Center for the Care of Children in Greece, Partly Funded by Contributions from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Archbishop Demetrios Presents Award to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Archbishop Diagnosed with Cancer

Archbishop of Greece, Pope Meeting in Vatican

Archdiocese Announces Scholarships Available in 2010

Archdiocese Lists Resources for Dealing with Internet, Healthy Sexuality, and Pornography

Archdiocese Lists Resources for Dealing with Postmodernism

Archdiocese Establishes Sexual Misconduct Policy

Archbishop Christodoulos of Greece: Funeral Thursday with Head of State Honors

Archbishop Demetrios Presents Award to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Archbishop Demetrios to Receive Legislative Letters Calling for Religious Freedom in Turkey

Archbishop Iakovos Passes Away

Archdiocese of America Sues NY Port Authority to Rebuild St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero

Archdiocese, Phanar Agree to Disagree on Church Autonomy

Archon Leader: Castro Not an Archon

Archon Leaders Return from Patriarchate and Meetings in Ankara

Archons and Hellenic Lawyers Association to Sponsor Religious Freedom Lecture at New York City Public Library

Assistance from Orthodox Christians Helping Tornado-Stricken Areas of Alabama

Athenagoras Human Rights Award Bestowed Upon Admiral Stavridis, Supreme NATO Commander in Europe, During Weekend of Archon Investiture

Attention Parents: Archdiocese Dept. of Youth Ministries Lists Internet Resources on Faith and Science

Attention Parents: Archdiocese Lists Resources Dealing with Internet, Healthy Sexuality, and Pornography

Attention Parents: Archdiocese Lists Resources for Dealing with Postmodernism

Bishop Savas to Lead National Young Adult Pilgrimage to Florence, Ravenna, and Constantinople November 2-10, 2007

A Call for A Reporting Policy on Sexual Abuse

Catechetical Teacher Training Seminar & Workshop--Metropolis of Atlanta--18 Mar 2006

Celebrating Twenty Years of Sending Missionaries

Charter Disagreement Escalates Power Struggle

Charter Survey Completed: Results Indicate Support for Reform, Dissatisfaction with Process

Church Advises Proactive Approach for Parents: Simple Steps to Protect Children from Cell-Phone Pornography

The Church and the Patriarch's Charter

Church Bombings in Iraq Since 2004

Church for Sale: 'It Had to be Done'

Clergy-Laity Congress Ends on Note of Unity

A Confession: An Interview with Spyridon, Former Archbishop of America

Convert is Chosen to Lead Orthodox Church in America

Dallas Clergyman Suspended

Daughters of Penelope Contributes $37,500 to St. Basil Academy

Deacon Spiro Bobotas, Producer of Come Receive the Light National Orthodox Christian Radio Program, to Be Ordained

Defend the Church in Turkey

Defending the Faith - Battle Over a Christian Monastery Tests Turkey's Tolerance of Minorities

Department of Religious Education Announces 2005 Fall Free Internet Classes

Devastating Lawsuit Hits Archdiocese

Disappearance of Priest's Wife Leads to Coptic Demonstrations in Egypt--Another of Many Outrages Against Christians

Distinguished Speakers Set for Orthodox Conference

Divine Liturgy With Benedict and Bartholomew by Joshua Trevino

The Dynamics of the Orthodox Faith in America--Orthodoxy in America Lecture at Fordham University by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios

East Meets West: At Belgian Chevetogne Monastery, Catholic and Orthodox Monks Worship Separately, But Study and Dialogue Together

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Announces New Composition of Holy Synod -- Archbishop Demetrios Becomes Member

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Issues Message on the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Appear on 60 Minutes Segment on Orthodox Christianity--20 December 2009

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To Receive Relics Of St. John Chrysostom And St. Gregory The Theologian From Pope John Paul

Ecumenical Patriarch Meets Turkish PM

Ecumenical Patriarch's Encyclical on the Protection of the Environment

Ecumenical Patriarchate in the News: Bartholomew I: Turkish Bureaucracy is Trying to Make Us Disappear

Ecumenical Patriarchate Wins Property Case

Egyptian State Security Demolishes Anglican Christian Church, Assaults Pastor

85th Anniversary Celebration of Twin Pillars of American Hellenism, AHEPA and Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Eirinaios 'Sacrificed' in Istanbul

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Thanksgiving Day 2013

Fr. Chryssavgis Leads Eighth Annual Archon Lenten Retreat at Ukrainian Center

Five-Year Sentence for Police Officers Who Threw Christian Copt Out of Window

Forced Islamization of Christian Conscripts in the Egyptian Army

GOYA Advent Retreat 2005-Diakonia Center-October 28-30 or November 4-6

"A Great Faith to Share": Varied, Passionate Opinions on GOA's Future

Greek Budgetary Cuts Affect Staffing of U.S. Language Schools: SAE Proposes Modest Nationwide Campaign to Fund Programs [Greek]

Greek Church Denounces Gay Marriage Call

Greek Landing Day Celebration 2006--St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine--St. Augustine, FL--June 23-25

Greek Landing Weekend a Huge Success

Greek Letters Day and Vasilopita Cutting Celebration at Archdiocese in New York

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese 2005 Year Book Now Available.

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of NJ Presents a Concert: A Tribute to Ecclesiastical and Classical Music-25 March 2006

Green Parishes: The Future of the Archdiocese

Greek Teachers Association "Prometheus" Newsletter--September 2005 [in Greek]

Greek Teachers Association "Prometheus" Newsletter May 2005 [in Greek]

Greek Word Study

Groundbreaking Ceremonies for OCMC's Missionary Training and Administrative Support Center

Hellenic College Trustees Face Impact of Recession

"Hermes Expo" to Present Spyridon Biography

Highlights of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate November 2006

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Proclaims May 20 AHEPA Sunday

Historic Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs to Air Nationally on Hallmark Channel--29 Jan. 2006

Hope Wanes for Christodoulos

Illinois Rep. Pihos Introduces Religious Freedom Resolution to Support Patriarchate

Information Bulletin - New Charter for the Archdiocese Granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate

IOCC Mobilizing to Stave Off Disaster in Ethiopia

IOCC Reaches Out to Philippines Typhoon: Survivors in Hardest Hit Areas

IOCC Urgent Action Appeal: Relief for the Beleaguered People of Haiti

International Scientific Essay Contest on «Christianity´s Social Values in the Sphere of Politics and the Contribution of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) for Promoting Such Values

Internet Resources for Teaching About Christmas

Joint Declaration of Pope and Archbishop Christodoulos

Katherine Pappas, Past National Philoptochos President, Passes Away After Long, Distinguished Service to Orthodox Church

Leadership 100 to Meet Challenge to Continue Grants

Leading Hellenic Heritage Association Condemns Turkey's Destruction of Historic Orthodox Monastery

Lenten and Holy Week Music Resources

Live Internet Broadcasts by GOTelecom of the Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Location, Location, Location: Provoking Questions for All Members of the Greek Orthodox Church of America

Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Arts & Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross to Host Renowned Byzantine Choirs and Scholars in First Annual Boston Byzantine Music Festival

Message from the Patriarch of Jerusalem--by Dr. Anthony G. Ziagos, Sr.

Message of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the Nuclear Explosion in Japan

Metropolis of Atlanta 2006-2007 Youth Event Master Calendar

Metropolitan Methodios Represents Archbishop and Offers Prayer at Republic National Convention

Mourning the People's Archbishop

Musical Tribute to Manos Loizos and Stavros Kougioumtzis by Maninakis & Mikrokosmos Ensemble

National Oratorical Festival 2010 in NYC 4-6 June

National Orthodox Church Choirs' Conference--16-19 July 2006, Nashville, TN

National Orthodox Church Musicians' Conference--16-19 July 2006, Nashville, TN

National Orthodox Young Adult Conference--14-17 July 2006, Nashville, TN

National Orthodox Young Adult Pilgrimage to Rome and Constantinople, Nov. 4-11, 2005

National Orthodox Young Adult Retreat 23-25 September 2005

National Young Adult Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Mount Sinai--May 15-24, 2010

New Charter Granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate: Unity Affirmed?

New England Faithful Celebrate Metropolitan Methodios' Anniversary

NYS Gov. Cuomo Announces Signing of Final Agreement on St. Nicholas Church at Archdiocesan Council Meeting

OCF Announces Meaningful Spring Break Program of Service for College Students

OCN Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Broadcasting

Official Charter Text and Support Documents Available Online

On the Table: Charter Dominates Plenary Sessions at Clergy-Laity Congress

Online Guide to the Feasts of Triodion, Lent, and Holy Week. Sponsored by the Greek  Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Orthodox-Catholic Consultation Issues Statement with Prayer that Meeting of Pope and Patriarch will Contribute to "Unity of Churches and Reconciliation of All Peoples"

Orthodox Christian Mission Center - Building the East African Church (pdf file)

Orthodox Church in Japan Assesses Needs of Survivors, Searches for Missing Priest

The Orthodox Family

Orthodox Marriage Encounter Weekend--Metropolis of Atlanta--Diakonia Retreat Center, Salem, SC--March 3-5, 2006

Orthodox Priest Beheading and Recent White House Omission Lead to Call for American Protection of Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch Meeting in Turkey

Orthodox Statistics

Orthodox Youth Lenten Online Resources

Orthodox Youth Pilgrimage to Russia--27 April to 2 May 2009

Ousted Patriarch Strikes Back

The Rev. Stephen Lawrence will be Formally Installed as the New Pastor of the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church of Lowell, MA.

Paper on Religious Freedom and the Ecumenical Patriarchate Presented at Oxford University

Pastoral Guidelines--Church Positions Regarding the Sanctity of Human Life

Patriarch Bartholomeos II under Investigation by Turkish Prosecutors, Threatened with Jail for Statements about Ecumenical Nature of Patriarchate

Patriarchal Letter to the Prime Minister of FYROM Mr. Vlado Buckovski

Patriarchal Visit to Tarpon Springs, FL, Epiphany 2006

A Perspective on Divorces Among Greek Orthodox Couples

Philoptochos Celebrates 75 Years of Philanthrophy

Pictures of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Slide Show)

Illinois Rep. Pihos Introduces Religious Freedom Resolution to Support Patriarchate

Pontiff Points to 3 Keys for Ecumenical Progress, Resumption of Theological Dialogue Between Catholics and Orthodox

Pope Sends Greetings to Ecumenical Patriarch on Feast of Saint Andrew the First Called

Pope's Explanations Not Good Enough for Radical Islam, Threats Against Pontiff Continue

Pope's Trip at Risk as Turkey Becomes Less Secular

Reach Out to the World with Your Faith: Volunteer for OCMC Short-Term Mission Teams

Real Intelligent Design

Real Spring Break: U.S. Orthodox College Students Assist in Restoration and Maintenance of Ecumenical Patriarchate

Rebuilding of St. Nicholas at WTC to Commence with Ground Blessing on 18 October 2014

Regensburg Address of Pope Benedict XVI: Hellenic Concept of Logos Is Central to Christianity

Relics and the Transfiguration of the World

Relics of Holy Church Fathers Restored to Their Original Resting Place

Religious Freedom: The Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul

Religious Leaders Unite to Abolish Torture-Archbishop Demetrios Among Those Calling for Eradication

Renowned Human Rights Advocates, Scholars, Diplomats, and Parliamentarians Focus on Turkey's Religious Freedom Concerns at International Archon Conference in Brussels The Return of the Holy Relics

Rep. Menendez Supports Ecumenical Patriarch in Congress

Reps. Maloney, Bilirakis Introduce Resolution Urging Turkey to Respect Rights and Religious Freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarch

Rev. Dr. Theodore Stylianopoulos Responds to Media Reports Cocerning a 4th-Century Coptic Text about Jesus

Rifts among Orthodox Hierarchs Demonstrate Urgent Need for a World-Wide Pan-Orthodox Synod

Russian Icons World Class Collection by Dr. Anthony G. Ziagos, Sr.

St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival 2006 Schedule

St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Announces Award Recipients

St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Announces Winners of Essay Contest

St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Celebrates 239th Landing of First Greek Colony in U.S.

St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Essay-Writing Contest for High School Students Deadline 01-November 2006

SCOBA Agency to Launch 24-hour Internet Radio

Second Annual National Altar Boy Retreat and First Annual Girls Retreat--6-9 April 2006, Boston

75th Anniversary Lecture for St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Hartford, CT by World Renowned Theologian and Scholar, His Grace Bishop Kallistos Ware, 15 October 2006, 5pm: "The Eucharist: A Continual Miracle. How We Prepare for Holy Communion; How Do We Give Thanks?"

Special Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios on the Occasion of the Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Special Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Prayers and Relief Aid for the Victims and Survivors of the Tragic Fires in Greece

Summer Schedule of Services at St. Photios Greek Orthodox International Shrine in St. Augustine, FL

Symposium, "Modes of Communication between Rome & Constantinople through the Centuries," to be Held in Istanbul

Teacher Salaries: Archdioceses Distributes Recommended Pay Scale

The Task of the Greek Orthodox in America

Theological Winds from the North

30th Annual Choir Conference--Metropolis of Atlanta--Maitland, FL--June 22-25, 2006

Turkey Progresses in Discussions with Ecumenical Patriarchate

Turkey Violates Religious Rights

Turkish Court Rules Against Assyrian Monastery

Twenty Years of Missionary Service....So What?

25th Annual St. Photios National Shrine Pilgrimage 3-4 Februay 2007

2005 Inter-Orthodox National Youth Worker Conference--21-23 October

Unholy Land Crisis Assails Patriarch

Action Alert: U.S. Rep. Maloney Introduces Bill Urging Turkey to Respect Rights of Ecumenical Patriarchate

Vatican Denounces Nun's Murder in Somalia

The Veneration of the Holy Relics

Visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Patriarchate to be Broadcast Live by EWTN Global Catholic Network Nov. 29 & 30, 2006

Where Have All The Theological Students Gone?

Which Way Orthodoxy?

Will The Theological School at Halki Be Reopened?

World-Renowned Theologians to Converge in Boston in the Fall of 2005 for an International Conference on Violence and Spirituality

Working with Orthodox Youth in a Postmodern World

"Year of the Family" to be Observed in 2005 by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Your Computer as an Instrument of Grace

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