Ecumenical Patriarchate Planning to Send Delegation to Athens

January 13, 2019

ATHENS – The Ecumenical Patriarchate on Sunday announced plans to send a delegation to Athens for talks with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos, as well as other officials, on “matters of mutual interest”, based on a decision of its Synod.


BEIJING – Host nation China has finalized its roster for the men’s hockey tournament at the Beijing Olympics, which includes a dozen players from North America, including Greek-American Hockey Hall of Famer Chris Chelios’ son Jake.

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ASTORIA – The Pancyprian Choir of NY held its first meeting of 2022 and shared best wishes for the New Year with their annual cutting of the traditional vasilopita at Dionysos Taverna in Astoria on January 24.


BRONX, NY – In a festive atmosphere, the traditional cutting of the vasilopita was held by the Northern Chios Society of Pelineon Agia Markella in the community hall of Zoodohos Peghe Greek Orthodox Church in the Bronx on January 23.


ATHENS – A major snow storm that had been predicted for days still caught residents in Greece offguard and the New Democracy government scrambling for answers as to why motorists were stuck for hours on major roads.


Supreme Court Pick Holds Import for BlackW in the Law

DURHAM, NC — When Markicia Horton graduates this spring from the Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston and takes the bar, she'll be stepping into a world where a Black woman is set to be on the US.

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