Analysis: The Drama of the Theological School

Rev. Christopher Metropulos with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America at Fr. Metropulos’ installment as HCHC President. Photo by (TNH Archives/Theodore Kalmoukos)

We reported last week that at the recent Archdiocesan meeting in Pittsburgh “it was revealed that the Archdiocese has not sent any money to the [Holy Cross] School of Theology for over a year now, to which Archbishop Demetrios replied he had no knowledge until he found out about it at a School meeting a week earlier. The School’s president, Fr. Christopher Metropulos, said he does not have the necessary funds to operate the School.

Archdiocesan officials said the School is …

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  1. Thank you, Mr. Kalmoukos for your poignant “Analysis: The Drama Of The Theological School.”

    Well said!

  2. Other reports inform us that the “Halki” school-seminary in Istanbul is about to re-open soon, thanks to the efforts of the patriarch and others. What about their concern for this Seminary,, which should be the center of true Greek and Orthodox education, not only for the Greek Community but for society at large? Where is our concern for promoting and advancing our glorious past, both ethnic and religious? Why re-open a school in the midst of the most volatile area in the world! When “Hellenic College” was established in connection with the School of Theology, everyone thought it was the greatest idea for the future of our Greek and Orthodox identity in this country.!

  3. Leonidas from your mouth to God’s ear. The Halki school has been set to reopen for 20 years now. It is not going to happen. The turks will never allow it and even if they did, how safe would it be from terrorists upset that a Christian school has opened on muslim soil? Would you send your child there?

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