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Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America New York, NY – Archbishop Elpidophoros joyfully shares with great pleasure and pride, the announcement of the White House that the Reverend Alexander Karloutsos, Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Throne and servant of the Archdiocese for over fifty years, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from the hands of President Biden at the White House on July 7, 2022. This extraordinary honor has only ever been bestowed upon one other Greek-American, the ever-memorable Archbishop Iakovos by President Carter in 1980. (Of note, Archbishop Iakovos’ Medal of Freedom will be on display at the Centennial…

Source: Pappas Post written by Gregory Pappas Long considered one of the most influential clergymen in the history of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, Rev. Alexander Karloutsos– known to Presidents and faithful simply as “Fr. Alex”– has submitted a request to retire. According to a letter dated March 25, 2021, Fr. Alex requested retirement from Archbishop Elpidophoros effective May 3, 2021. Karloutsos, who also serves as a priest at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Kimisis Tis Theotokou in the Hamptons, on Long Island, has served in various functions at the Archdiocese. He has simultaneously served as spiritual advisor to…

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has appointed the Rev. Protopresbyter Alexander Karloutsos to be the Vicar General of the Holy Archdiocese of America. The office of Vicar General is an extraordinary office, one which is used only at the discretion of the Archbishop. The last Vicar General of the Archdiocese served under the late and blessed Archbishop Iakovos. Speaking of the appointment, His Eminence said: “Father Alex, as he is known to all, has served our Holy Archdiocese and Ecumenical Patriarchate with distinction for over forty years. His service as Vicar…