They Ruined a Golden Opportunity

Children outside Saint Demetrios Elementary School of Astoria. (Photo: TNH/Costas Bej)

On March 28, 2019 when the Archimandrite Father Nektarios Papazifiropoulos, the Dean of the Cathedral of St. Demetrios in Astoria, Queens, Emanuel Dritsas, President of the Parish Council, and the Secretary of the Parish Council George Christides signed the letter with which they… rejected the $25 million donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to the St. Demetrios High School, they committed one of the greatest mistakes in the history of the Greek-American community.

But the real responsibility lies with Father …

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  1. What a bunch of idiots! I agree with the author. How do you not accept anyone if they meet the criteria? If a parent wants their non Greek child to become Greek, what’s wrong with that?

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