May 11, 2019

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces to the faithful the election of His Eminence Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa as the new Archbishop of America. The official announcement of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in translation follows below:

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE

Announcement of May 11, 2019

Today, Saturday May 11 2019, the Holy and Sacred Synod, continuing its work, proceeded to fill the vacated seat of the Archdiocese of America following the voluntary resignation of its shepherd, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Geron of America. Click here to read more. 

 



For information regarding the Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, click here

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros will be Enthroned as the Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11 am ET. You can watch it "live" at any of the following links.