On Friday, June 10, 2022, an Archon delegation met with government officials, Mircea Abrudean, Head of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister and Irina-Dumitrita Solomon, State Minister, at the Romanian Parliament. The delegation is traveling to Romania as part of a religious freedom mission.
NEW YORK – A delegation of leading Greek Orthodox Christians from the United States is visiting Southeastern Europe June 10-18 to discuss Orthodox solidarity and freedom of religion issues with regional political and religious leaders
The delegation is led by Dr. Anthony Limberakis, the National Commander of the Order of Saint Andrew, National Vice Commander the Hon. B. Theodore Bozonelis, and Father Alexander Karloutsos, Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
The delegates are meeting with religious and secular leaders in Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece to explain the mission of the Archons, underscoring Orthodoxy’s ethnic richness and respect for local cultures, and above all its universal, transcendental appeal. They also hope to foster stronger connections among Orthodox communities in United States and the Mother Church in Constantinople and among Orthodox countries including Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, and Cyprus based on a strong shared commitment to Orthodox faith and traditions.
The visit is being sponsored by the Alexandrion Group and the Alexandrion Foundation based in Romania. A strong supporter of religious freedom and open dialogue among interfaith communities, the Alexandrion Foundation has facilitated the meetings of the delegation and promoted its mission and messages in the public space.
NEW YORK – The 46th Biennial Clergy-Laity Congress of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will convene from July 3-7, 2022 in New York City with the theme “Legacy, Renewal, Unity” in commemoration of the Centennial of the Archdiocese in America.
PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.
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