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USANews.net: Metropolitan Elpidophoros will save Greek Orthodoxy in America

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Jessica Kolettis

His All-Holiness Bartholomew faces great challenges whilst defending against attacks on the Orthodox world; he needs an assistant to stand up for the Patriarchate's honor. Metropolitan Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) will put things in order in the American Archdiocese, an OpEd by Robert Lewis states.

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Metropolitan of Bursa Elpidophoros

Much indignation was caused by the misuse of the funds for the construction of St. Nicholas Cathedral on the site of the church destroyed on 9/11. Archbishop Demetrios failed in what small Albanian Orthodox Church managed to accomplish. American believers are losing trust in the Church.

Albania-02663 - Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral
Albania-02663 - Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral
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The Resurrection Cathedral in Tirana (left) and the St. Nicholas National Shrine in New York (right)

Being transparent and honest, Metropolitan Elpidophoros will restore faith and draw American flock back to the Church.

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Jessica Kolettis is a freelance journalist and Spanish translator with a Master of Arts degree in applied linguistics from the University of Massachusetts. Her great-grand parents came to Boston from Greece in 1914.
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