Response to Racist Violence in Charlottesville, VA

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America stands with all people of good will in condemning the hateful violence and lamenting the loss of life that resulted from...

Holy Synod of Bishops issues statement on recent tragic events in Charlottesville, VA

Recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, have highlighted the presence of un-Christian rhetoric and violent actions within our communities. At the same time, the response to these events...

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...

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.

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

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...

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.

NCCC Pulpit Call on Race Relations Sunday

NEW YORK, N.Y. Nov. 15 -- A nation-wide pulpit call will be sounded on Race Relations Sunday, next Feb. 11, to "support laws to further justice and freedom in the rights of full citizenship,...