Archbishop Demetrios Participates in Multi-Religious Gathering with Pope Francis at 9/11 Memorial

Archbishop Demetrios Participates in Multi-Religious Gathering with Pope Francis at 9/11 Memorial

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America and exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, attended yesterday September 25, 2015 the multi-religious gathering with Pope Francis at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, representing Orthodox Christianity in the United States. The gathering, called “Witness for...

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Observance for the Pogrom of Constantinople

Observance for the Pogrom of Constantinople

In Observance of the 60th Anniversary of the tragic persecution of Christians in Turkey, Archbishop Demetrios reminds us: “This month is the sixtieth anniversary of the riots in Constantinople in 1955 which resulted in the damage, destruction, and looting of thousands of Greek businesses and homes and scores of churches, monasteries...

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Vivid Rainbows Grace New York City Skies Over St. Nicholas on Eve of 911

Vivid Rainbows Grace New York City Skies Over St. Nicholas on Eve of 911

Today, “a moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m., the moment when the first plane struck the North Tower” notes the Wall Street Journal in ‘9/11 Ceremony in New York City Marks 14th Anniversary of Attacks‘. Victims’ family members began reading the names of the 2,983 people killed in the 2001...

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NY Times – Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell

NY Times – Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell

The New York Times featured a fascinating article on a Church rising at the World Trade Center, the site of the tragic event of 9/11 where heartless terrorists took the lives of thousands and wounded the hearts of millions worldwide. “For those who know the trade center’s history, however, there is...

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Watch Archbishop Demetrios on “PISTEVO” – The Art of Belief Episode II

Watch Archbishop Demetrios on “PISTEVO” – The Art of Belief Episode II

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures.  Please join us in raising awareness...

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Archbishop Demetrios to Attend Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor

Archbishop Demetrios to Attend Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, will travel to Charleston, S.C. tomorrow Friday Jun. 26, 2015, to attend the funeral of State Sen. Rev. Clementa Pinckney who was among the nine victims killed by a gunman last Wednesday inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in...

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Throwback Thursday: Archbishop Demetrios in 2011

Throwback Thursday: Archbishop Demetrios in 2011

Fr. Chris speaks with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios in 2011 regarding anxiety, unemployment, and old-fashioned Truth which is drowned out by the contemporary influx of information. Feeling overwhelmed? Could routine and structure be the key? Listen to this inspiring discussion on how to find peace of heart. Posted by the...

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In Selma, a Day of Honor and Tribute to the Legacy of Struggle and Sacrifice, Equality and Freedom

In Selma, a Day of Honor and Tribute to the Legacy of Struggle and Sacrifice, Equality and Freedom

SELMA, Ala. – Thousands of people attended the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 National Voting Rights Act and “Bloody Sunday,” that concluded today, March 8, 2015, with a long service at the historic Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church and a final march through the town of Selma...

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Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Barack Obama

Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Barack Obama

SELMA, Ala. – Archbishop Demetrios of America, together with President Barack Obama and other major civic and religious leaders, walked today, March 7, 2015, the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” On March 15, 1965, Archbishop Iakovos of North and South America had come here...

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Archbishop Demetrios to Travel to Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of Commemoration of The “March on Selma”

Archbishop Demetrios to Travel to Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of Commemoration of The “March on Selma”

NEW YORK – Archbishop Demetrios, the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America will take part in the events commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the historic March on Selma, led by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in which Archbishop Iakovos of North and South America also participated,...

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