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Are you planning to attend the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Clergy Laity Congress in Philadelphia this coming week? The Vice President is! The Archdiocese has announced that Vice President Joseph Biden will speak at the Grand Banquet which traditionally marks the close of the Congress.
Vice President Joe Biden to Deliver Remarks to the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress in Philadelphia
NEW YORK – Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks at the Grand Banquet of the 42nd Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
The Grand Banquet is traditionally the concluding event of the Clergy-Laity Congress, and it will take place the evening of July 9. Eighteen hundred delegates and guests are expected to be in attendance.
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will preside at the 42nd Biennial Clergy Laity Congress which will convene this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 6- 10, 2014, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel and it will focus on the theme of this Congress “The Orthodox Christian Family: A Dwelling of Christ and a Witness of His Gospel.” Concurrently with the Clergy-Laity Congress, the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society will convene its Biennial National Convention in the same venue.
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