Press Release - Archbishop Demetrios Attends Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney

Archbishop Demetrios Attends Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor Rev. Clementa Pinckney PRESS RELEASE June 26, 2015   NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios,...

Press Release - Archbishop Demetrios to Attend Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor

Archbishop Demetrios to Attend Funeral of South Carolina Slain Pastor PRESS RELEASE June 25, 2015   NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek...

Remembering Selma: Rally Marks 'Bloody Sunday'

CBN News provides an over-view of events in Selma, while also featuring a video of the V. Rev. Dr. Nathanael Symeonides, director of Inter-Orthodox & Ecumenical Relations of the Greek Orthodox...

کلیسای ارتدکس و سالگرد آغاز حرکت حقوق مدنی آمریکا به رهبری دکتر لوترکینگ

کیهان آنلاین – ۱۷ اسفند ۹۳ – یاکووس، اسقف اعظم کلیسای ارتدکس یونان در آمریکا در زمان جنبش حقوق مدنی به رهبری مارتین لوترکینگ ، شرکت خود را درجنبش حقوق مدنی این گونه به یاد می‌آورد

March 8, 2015 - Letter from Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

Yesterday in Selma, Alabama, my colleagues and I paid tribute to the 50th anniversary of the historic Marches from Selma to Montgomery, which paved the way for the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Press Release - In Selma, A Day of Honor and Tribute to the Legacy of Struggle and Sacrifice, Equality and Freedom

In Selma, A day of honor and tribute to the legacy of struggle and sacrifice, equality and freedom PRESS RELEASE Mar 8, 2015   SELMA, Ala. – Thousands of people attended the...

God, Struggle, and United: Orthodoxy and Civil Rights by Archbishop Demetrios of America

Remarks of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America   Martin Luther and Coretta Scott King Unity Breakfast March 8, 2015 Wallace Community College – Selma,...

Press Release - Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Obama

Archbishop Demetrios of America Crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge with President Obama PRESS RELEASE March 7, 2015   SELMA, Ala. – Archbishop Demetrios of America, together with...

Parish Bulletin Entry - Love, Hate, Group, Individual

  Love, Hate, Group, Individual By: Rev. Athanasios Demos, St. Eleftherios Greek Orthodox Church Over the past few weeks there has been much in the news for each one of us to...

Four Orthodox Christian Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.

  Every January, Americans pause to honor the memory of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. who led a civil rights movement that called this nation to see every person as created in the image and...

With "Selma" Release, Greek Orthodox Archbishop Looks Back at Predecessor Archbishop Iakovos' March with Dr. King

  (Fort Lauderdale, FL) - Orthodox Christian Network is featuring an interview with His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, looking...

Greek Reporter - Exclusive: “Selma” Director Talks Archbishop Iakovos Portrayal in Her Golden Globe Nominated Film

  We met director Ava DuVernay on the red carpet of the 72nd Golden Globe Awards and talked about Archbishop Iakovos’ portrayal in her Golden Globe nominated film “Selma.” She says it was...

Archbishop Iakovos to Participate in Ecumenical Service Marking Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday

New York, NY - Archbishop Iakovos, spiritual leader of Greek Orthodox Christians in the Americas and chairman of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA), will...

Archbishop Iakovos Places Wreath on Grave of Martin Luther King, Jr., in Atlanta

Archbishop Iakovos, in the presence of the father and daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., placed a wreath of white flowers on the tomb of the martyred civil rights leader, which...

March 12, 2015 - Holy Trinity Cathedral NYC

Fr. Michael Varlamos will speak about Archbishop Iakovos and the Civil Rights Movement. Fr. Michael is currently a Ph.D. student at Wayne State University, where he is focusing on this topic.

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March 22, 2015 - Leadership 100 Partners Day of Service

The Day of Service is a new community service initiative that will concurrently be taking place at various participating Greek Orthodox parishes throughout the country. This year's event is being...

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AP Broadcast Wire on the Day of Dr. King's Funeral

The AP broadcast wire on the day of Dr. King's funeral, mentioning the presence of Archbishop Iakovos.