The Archon Newsletter

The Archon: Winter 2019

Lead Story: Father Alex and Presbytera Xanthi Karloutsos honored with Athenagoras Human Rights Award

The Archon: Fall 2018

Lead Story: The Ecumenical Patriarch "will not leave his Ukrainian sons unprotected and abandoned"

2018 Winter

The 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

Will Christian Chuches disappear from Jerusalem's Horizon?

The Athenagoras Human Rights Award and Archon Weekend

2017 - Spring

Restoring The Tomb of Christ
Nobel Peace Prize Nominees from Lesbos chosen as recipients of Athenagoras Human Rights Award
The Archon Lenten Retreat

2016 - Winter

The 25th Anniversary of His All-Holiness
The Hon. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is recipient of Athenagoras Human Rights Award

2016 - Summer

The 50th Anniversary of the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle
The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

2015 - Winter

Vice President Biden receives Athenagoras Human Rights Award 
Archon Nicholas Tsoucalas receives Bouras Award

2015 - Summer

Vice President Biden to receive Athenagoras Human Rights Award 
Archon Nicholas Tsoucalas to receive Bouras Award 
The Order at Oxford

2015 - Spring

Pope Francis visits the Ecumenical Patriarchate 
Archon Lenten Retreat Information 
Newly-elected officers for the Order of Saint Andrew

2014 - Winter

Haghia Sophia Should Not Become A Mosque 
Archbishop of Canterbury opposes Turkish Movement to erase the Greatest Symbol of Christian Heritage in the Islamic World 
The 2nd International Conference on Religious Freedom 
In Memoriam: Nicholas J. Bouras

2014 - Fall

The Ground Blessing Service of Saint Nicholas National Shrine at The World Trade Center 
Jay Sekulow honored with Athenagoras Human Rights Award 
Christopher Stratakis honored with Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship

2014 - Summer

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visit Jerusalem
Archon Efforts in Washington D.C. 
Bishop Gregory leads Archon Lenten Retreat 
Praying for Peace in the Middle East

2013 - Fall

Haghia Sophia: The First Great Martyr of Christian Art and Architecture 
Archons meet with Prime Minister Samaras 
Lecture on Future of Orthodox-Catholic Relations 
FOX News reports on The Mass Exodus of Christians from the Muslim World

2013 - Spring

His All-Holiness attends Pope Francis' installation 
The Inauguration of the U.S. President and Vice President 
Secretary of State John Kerry visits the Phanar 
Father Maximos of Mount Athos leads 2013 Archon Lenten Retreat

2012 - November-December

Athenagoras Human Rights Award bestowed upon the Stavros Niarchos Foundation 
His All-Holiness addresses crowds at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City 
NY Times articles focuses on Ecumenical Patriarch's leadership role of work in environment 
HANAC honors the Order of Saint Andrew 
Archons and Pilgrims celebrate St. Nicholas in Havana, Cuba

2012 - April–October

Archon Pilgrimage to the historic sites of the Holy Land and Sacred Land of Cappadocia 
Archon delegation paves way for 2013 International Archon Religious Freedom Conference in Berlin 
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew greets world-renowned British anthropologist Jane Goodall during first-ever Halki Summit 
White House Deputy National Security Advisor speaks on International Religious Freedom 
Join the Order of Saint Andrew as they celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker in Havana, Cuba

2012 - January / February / March

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew welcomes Vice President Biden to the Phanar 
Archons make Religious Freedom Mission for the Ecumenical Patriarchate to the European Union 
Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoglu makes historic visit to the Phanar 
Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece, The Constantinopolitan Society honor National Commander Limberakis 
The Enthronement of Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh

2011 - October / November / December

Archbishop Demetrios leads Archons in pilgrimage for twenty-year anniversary celebrations for His All-Holiness
Admiral James G. Stavridis receives Athenagoras Human Rights Award
Twenty-nine new Archons invested, District 10 Archons host first religious freedom symposium

2011 - June / July / August / September

Secretary of State Clinton meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Archon Behrakis becomes first recipient of ‘Bouras Stewardship Award’
Legislators present Religious Freedom Letters to Archbishop Demetrios
Archdiocesan Youth Choir performs in honor of His All-Holiness twentieth anniversary of election and enthronment

2011 - February / March / April / May

Archons lead religious freedom mission to the European Union
Remembering Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos
Supreme Allied Commander Stavridis to be honored with Athenagoras Award
George Behrakis named first recipient of Nicholas J. Bouras Award