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Pascha Encyclical

Saturday, April 19, 2014
This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illumined by the feast. Let us embrace each other. Let us call "brothers" even those that hate us, and forgive all by the resurrection, and so let us cry: Christ is Risen from the Dead! (Doxastikon of Pascha) read more »

Reorganization of Episcopal Assemblies in the Americas

Thursday, April 17, 2014
During the Holy Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches, which took place in Constantinople on March 6-9, 2014, the Prelates, through a unanimous vote, agreed to form separate Assemblies of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in Canada and in the United States of America. They further agreed to incorporate the hierarchs of Central America into the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Latin America. read more »

Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Faithful to Celebrate Ecumenical Service on April 8 in Belmont, CA

Tuesday, April 01, 2014
His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco and His Excellency Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco will join together in prayer for the service of Salutations to the Holy Cross of our Lord on Tuesday, April 8 in Belmont, California. read more »

Independent Audit Now Available Online

Friday, March 28, 2014
An independent audit of the financial records of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America has been completed and is available online. read more »

A Message of Condolence on the Passing of Metropolitan Philip

Saturday, March 22, 2014
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, offers a message of condolence on the passing of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip. read more »

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