Fwd: NEWS: Rift in Greek Orthodox Church
>Rift in Greek Orthodox Church
>A new rift has been caused in relations between the Orthodox ecumenical
>Patriarchate and the Church of Greece, following the >refusal of Archbishop
>Dimitrios of America to allow Archbishop >Christodoulos of Athens and All
>Greece to attend events in New York >celebrating the Greek National Day on
>March 25th, as master of >ceremonies.
>Archbishop Christodoulos had been invited by the New York-based Federation
>of Greek Associations as master of ceremonies and through >a letter had
>asked the opinion of the Archbishop of America who in >his turn replied
>that "special reasons were indicating the need of >not effecting the visit
>to New York."
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