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Greece,

BOSTON – At the recent session of the Synod of the Phanar, which convened on May 17 and 18, the issue of the Semi-Autonomous Church of Crete was briefly addressed.

United States,

BOSTON – On Saturday, May 18, the 82nd graduation ceremonies of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and of Hellenic College took place at the Maliotis Cultural Center, attended by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco, Bishops Joachim of Amissos and Antonios of Synada, and the Consul General of Greece in Boston, Symeon Tegos.

BOSTON – On Saturday, May 18, the 82nd graduation ceremonies of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and of Hellenic College took place at the Maliotis Cultural Center, attended by Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Metropolitan Methodios of Boston, Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco, Bishops Joachim of Amissos and Antonios of Synada, and the Consul General of Greece in Boston, Symeon Tegos.
Greece,

BOSTON – The Semi-Autonomous Church of Crete, through its Holy Eparchial Synod, sent a letter on Tuesday, April 30 to Patriarch Bartholomew in response to his inquiry about his rights regarding the Patriarchal Monasteries of the island, telling him not to interfere administratively with them, according to information obtained by The National Herald.

BOSTON – The Semi-Autonomous Church of Crete, through its Holy Eparchial Synod, sent a letter on Tuesday, April 30 to Patriarch Bartholomew in response to his inquiry about his rights regarding the Patriarchal Monasteries of the island, telling him not to interfere administratively with them, according to information obtained by The National Herald.
United States,

BOSTON – The Archdiocese of America is increasing the annual financial assessment of each parish by 5.

BOSTON – The Archdiocese of America is increasing the annual financial assessment of each parish by 5.

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United States,

Bishop Constantine of Sasima is the New Metropolitan of Denver

BOSTON – Bishop Constantine of Sasima is the new Metropolitan of Denver, according to the ‘triprosopon’ (the list of three candidates) prepared by the Eparchial Synod of the Archdiocese of America, which met on Monday, May 13 under the presidency of Archbishop Elpidophoros.

BOSTON – Bishop Constantine of Sasima is the new Metropolitan of Denver, according to the ‘triprosopon’ (the list of three candidates) prepared by the Eparchial Synod of the Archdiocese of America, which met on Monday, May 13 under the presidency of Archbishop Elpidophoros.
World,

Patriarch Bartholomew at Erdoğan’s Dinner for Mitsotakis

Boston – The presence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the official dinner hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in honor of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, following their official meeting in Ankara on Monday, May 13, remains an enigma.

Boston – The presence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the official dinner hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in honor of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, following their official meeting in Ankara on Monday, May 13, remains an enigma.
World,

Orthodox Theological Academy of Toronto Holds Graduation

TORONTO – The Patriarchal Toronto Orthodox Theological Academy is in its 26th year of operation.

TORONTO – The Patriarchal Toronto Orthodox Theological Academy is in its 26th year of operation.
World,

Turkey Did Not Renew Residence and Work Permits of Clerics

BOSTON – A matter has arisen with the Turkish authorities regarding the renewal of residence and work permits for clerics and other employees at the Ecumenical Patriarchate and parishes in Constantinople and elsewhere.

BOSTON – A matter has arisen with the Turkish authorities regarding the renewal of residence and work permits for clerics and other employees at the Ecumenical Patriarchate and parishes in Constantinople and elsewhere.

Metropolitan Apostolos Presided over St. Thomas Vespers, Feast Day in Cherry Hill, NJ

CHERRY HILL, NJ – His Eminence Metropolitan Apostolos of New Jersey presided over the Saint Thomas Vespers on May 11 and the Feast Day of Saint Thomas on May 12 at the eponymous church in Cherry Hill, NJ, the largest in the Delaware Valley.

CHERRY HILL, NJ – His Eminence Metropolitan Apostolos of New Jersey presided over the Saint Thomas Vespers on May 11 and the Feast Day of Saint Thomas on May 12 at the eponymous church in Cherry Hill, NJ, the largest in the Delaware Valley.
United States,

Eparchial Synod Meeting to Vacancy of Denver Metropolis

BOSTON – The Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with Archbishop Elpidophoros presiding, is scheduled to convene on Monday, May 13 to prepare the ‘triprosopon’ (three-person ballot) for the election of a new Metropolitan of Denver.

BOSTON – The Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with Archbishop Elpidophoros presiding, is scheduled to convene on Monday, May 13 to prepare the ‘triprosopon’ (three-person ballot) for the election of a new Metropolitan of Denver.
World,

Metropolis of Zimbabwe Ordains its First Female Deaconess

ZIMBABWE – A woman who was recently ordained as a deaconess in the Orthodox Church has been added to the staff of the Metropolis of Zimbabwe, as reported by the religious news agency Romfea.

ZIMBABWE – A woman who was recently ordained as a deaconess in the Orthodox Church has been added to the staff of the Metropolis of Zimbabwe, as reported by the religious news agency Romfea.

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America on the Conversion of the Monastery of Chora to a Mosque

NEW YORK - The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America issued the following Press Release regarding the conversion of the Monastery of Chora to an Islamic mosque: “As we reflect upon the glorious celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord this past Sunday, our hearts and minds are drawn to the powerful Icon of this sacred moment in the history of our salvation at the Monastery of Chora in Istanbul.

NEW YORK - The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America issued the following Press Release regarding the conversion of the Monastery of Chora to an Islamic mosque: “As we reflect upon the glorious celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord this past Sunday, our hearts and minds are drawn to the powerful Icon of this sacred moment in the history of our salvation at the Monastery of Chora in Istanbul.
United States,

Excerpts from Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Paschal Encyclical

CONSTANTINOPLE – Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew issued a Paschal encyclical from Constantinople.

CONSTANTINOPLE – Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew issued a Paschal encyclical from Constantinople.
United States,

Reflection from Metropolitan Gerasimos for Great and Holy Pascha

SAN FRANCISCO – Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco has published a reflection on the Feast of Pascha.

SAN FRANCISCO – Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco has published a reflection on the Feast of Pascha.

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