His Grace Bishop Apostolos of Medeia Attends Reception on the Occasion of Pope Francis’ 10th Anniversary of Election

WASHINGTON – On March 13, 2023, representing His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, His Grace Bishop Apostolos of Medeia attended the reception offered in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the election of His Holiness Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature to the United States of America in Washington, DC. In his remarks, His Excellency Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio, mentioned the importance of ecumenical relations during Pope Francis’ tenure. His Grace Bishop Apostolos of Medeia was accompanied by Rev. Protopresbyter Nicolas Kazarian, Ecumenical Officer of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, as well as by Rev. Deacon Konstantinos Loukas.

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NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Folk Dance & Choral Festival Ministry of the Metropolis of San Francisco is dedicated, through Orthodox Christian Fellowship and committed leadership, to promoting, encouraging and perpetuating the Orthodox faith, Greek heritage and culture among individuals, families and communities by expressing it through folk dance, folk art, music and language.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Firefighters Seek to Corral Massive Texas Wildfires Before Weekend of Higher Temperatures and Winds

CANADIAN, Texas (AP) — The explosive growth of the second-largest wildfire in Texas history slowed as winds and temperatures dipped but the massive blaze was still untamed and threatening more death and destruction.

NEW YORK – Greek-American Ellie Falaris Ganelin, gifted musician and Greek Chamber Music Project Director, announced a special replay of a concert to be broadcast on Leap Day, February 29.

STATEN ISLAND, NY – In an emotionally charged atmosphere, the parish of Holy Trinity-St.

ATHENS – The remarkable life of the Cretan-born master painter El Greco was presented in the opera performed February 13-20 at the Megaron Mousikis – Athens Concert Hall.

The following words – written by Wall Street Journal columnist Allysia Finley and published by that newspaper on February 11 – had such an effect on me that I felt compelled to share them with you: “When I stepped outside the Journal’s Midtown Manhattan offices shortly after 8 PM Thursday, I entered a crime scene.