New Book: Archbishop Demetrios of America, The First Decade 1999-2009

December 11, 2009

NEW YORK — A new book entitled “Archbishop Demetrios of America, The First Decade 1999-2009″ will be presented to the public Thursday Dec.17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral Center of the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Manhattan.

It is a beautifully produced book that presents a full spectrum of the activities in the life of the Greek Orthodox Church in America from the years 1999-2009, the first ten years of Archiepiscopal Ministry ofArchbishop Demetrios of America. The 368-page high-gloss, hard coverbook contains 537 photographs, all the work of the Official Photographer of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Dimitrios Panagos, and it is masterfully compiled and edited by journalist Revekka Papadopoulou.

The book presentation is hosted by FAITH — An Endowment for Orthodoxy and Hellenism, and it will be made in the presence of Archbishop Demetrios, by Mike Emanuel, White House Correspondent-Fox News; Michael Ignatiou, Washington Correspondent – Ethnos & Mega TV; Panikos Panagiotou, Correspondent – Athens News Agency and Apostolos Zoupaniotis, Editor — Greek News. A reception will follow.

This book was first presented to Archbishop Demetrios for his 10th Anniversary of his enthronement by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Oct. 28, during the Archdiocesan Leadership dinner held in New York’s Boat House in honor of his All Holiness.

Copies of the book will be available for sale during the event and will be signed by Archbishop Demetrios and the authors. The proceeds will benefit a fellowship fund initiated by the Archbishop. Copies canalso be ordered from the Archdiocese ($75 per copy + $10 S&H) bycalling 212-774-0244, or email

8-10 East 79th St. New York, NY 10075-0106 * Tel: (212) 570-3530 Fax:(212) – Email:

Stavros Papagermanos

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