By Efi Efthimiou from New York
In a brilliant atmosphere, the new Archbishop of America, Elpidophoros, was enthroned at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Manhattan, New York.
The ceremony of the Enthronement was held in the presence of dozens of archpriests and politicians, as well as a crowd of faithful from the USA and Greece.
It should also be mentioned that the event has been widely covered by mass media.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was represented by Metropolitan Augustinos of Germany.
There also attended the representative of US President Donald Trump, Minister of Health Alex Azar, Minister of Foreign Affairs George Katrougalos, Regional governor of Attika, Pattoulis, the Regional governor of Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Mareva Mitsotaki and American officials.
Former Archbishop of America, Dimitrios
It should be noted that the Metropolitan of Germany offered Elpidophoros a crosier with the blessings of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.