The Registry of the Archdiocese is in Danger

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. (Photo by TNH/Kosta Bej)

NEW YORK – The Registry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese is in danger because it was given to a special company to digitize it without keeping copies, but the company refuses to return the data until the Archdiocese pays it in full. The Registry contains the names of all the Greek-Orthodox faithful who have had baptisms, weddings and funerals performed by the Church.

Practically speaking, the Archdiocese doesn’t have the ability to issue any certificate of baptism or wedding in case …

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