Greek Orthodox Archbishop Elpidophoros meets with US President

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Greek Orthodox Archbishop Elpidophoros meets with US PresidentThe U.S. President responded positively to an invitation to visit the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in New York

Archbishop Elpidophoros of America met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, according to greekreporter.com.

The Archbishop was warmly greeted personally by President Trump in the Oval Office at the White House. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Fr. Alexander Karloutsos were also present for the visit.

“The President was very friendly and cordial. I thanked him for his support for the Christians all over the world and especially for his support for the Ecumenical Patriarchate,” Elpidophoros noted after the meeting.

He pointed out he briefed the President on the preparations for the visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the United States, whom Donald Trump would be very glad to meet.

The Archbishop added that the U.S. President responded positively to his invitation to visit the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in New York.

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