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The Athenagoras Human Rights Award "Tribute" Collection

The Athenagoras Human Rights Award is presented every year at the Annual Banquet of the Order of Saint Andrew to a person or organization, which has consistently exemplified by action, purpose and dedication, concern for the basic rights and religious freedom of all people. Below are a collection of commemorative videos honoring each of the recipients.

To learn more about this prestigious award, visit archons.org/AthenagorasAward

(Videos prepared by Greek Orthodox Telecommunications, Inc.)

Theodore Cardinal McCarrick 15:00

(2010) A tribute to the Archbishop Emeritus of Washington. Debuted on Saturday evening, October 30 at the NY Hilton Hotel.

Rabbi Arthur Schneier 12:13

(2008) A tribute to the Founder and President of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation. Debuted on Saturday evening, October 25 at the NY Hilton Hotel.

Archbishop Demetrios 26:36

(2007) A tribute to His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, on the occasion of his forty years of hierarchical ministry from 1967-2007. Debuted on Saturday evening, October 27 at the NY Hilton Hotel.

Nicholas J. Bouras 18:21

(2006) A tribute to the National Vice-Commander of the Order of Saint Andrew.

Mikhail Gorbachev 10:25

(2005) A tribute to the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

Alex Spanos 14:12

(2004) A tribute to the Extraordinary Humanitarian Philanthropist, Human Rights Advocate and Defender of the Faith.

IOCC and OCMC 14:52

(2003) A tribute to the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) and Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC), Agencies of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA).

President George H. W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush 8:56

(2002) A tribute to the 41st President of the United States and the First Lady, produced by A&E.

Archbishop Anastasios 19:04

(2001) A tribute to the Archbishop of Tirana, Durres, and All Albania.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu 13:19

(2000) A tribute to the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

Elie Wiesel 13:00

(1999) A tribute to the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and University Professor and Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities.