This Week in Orthodoxy, March 13, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy, March 13, 2015

Hello, I’m Fr. Christopher Metropulos with “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Here are the headlines shaping the Orthodox Community this week. • Fifty years after Bloody Sunday, Archbishop Demetrios and national leaders converge on Selma,...

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Events Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement and Archbishop Iakovos in New York

Events Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement and Archbishop Iakovos in New York

As you know, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Selma. It also marks the 10th anniversary of the repose of Archbishop Iakovos. To help commemorate both events, the following resources and activities (free of charge and open to the public) are being hosted by the Greek Orthodox...

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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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AHEPA to Participate at 50th Anniversary   of Selma to Montgomery March

AHEPA to Participate at 50th Anniversary of Selma to Montgomery March

WASHINGTON, DC – The nation’s largest and oldest grassroots service association for Greek Americans and Philhellenes, the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), represented by Supreme President Phillip T. Frangos, will participate at events this weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March for voting rights....

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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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