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Source: Orthodox Christian Laity I write to you as an eighty-year old grandfather; a life-long, active member of our Church.  My message has not been approved by the board of Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL).  It is a deeply personal message. I received the news of the retirement of Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with sadness…and a glimmer of hope. Sadness, because the condition of the Archdiocese entrusted to his care is in dire straights…not just financially. The crisis is deeper than that. The lack of transparency and accountability in the governance of the Archdiocese has dealt…

Source: The National Herald By TNH Staff CHICAGO, IL – The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago announced the work of a transition team to aid in the implementation of new policies, procedures and strategy under the new leadership of His Eminence Nathanael, who was installed as the Metropolitan of the Chicago on March 24. The transition team has been assisting him since his enthronement. “As metropolitan, one of my priorities is to instill greater transparency and accountability in how the Metropolis of Chicago conducts its affairs,” Nathanael said. “Openness allows the faithful of the Metropolis to clearly see how their…