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The Boston Pilot: BOSTON -- Cardinal, Metropolitan speak out on Hagia Sophia

Jul 25, 2020

BOSTON -- Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley and Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Methodios of Boston are joining their voices to those expressing opposition to use of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, as a mosque.

Ο Βοστώνης Μεθόδιος και ο Καρδινάλιος Sean O’Malley - ΚΟΙΝΗ ΑΝΑΚΟΙΝΩΣΗ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΑΓΙΑ ΣΟΦΙΑ

Jul 24, 2020

Ὡς ἡγέτες τῆς Ρωμαιοκαθολικῆς Ἀρχιεπισκοπῆς Βοστώνης καὶ τῆςἙλληνικῆς Ὀρθοδόξου Μητροπόλεως Βοστώνης θέλουμε νὰ ἐκφράσουμε ἐπὶ κοινοῦ τὴν ἰσχυροτάτην ἀντίδρασή μας πρὸς τὴν ἀπόφαση τοῦ Τουρκικοῦ Προέδρου Recep Tayyip Erdogan νὰ ἀναμετατρέψει τὴν Ἁγία Σοφία σὲ τζαμί.

This Truly Was A #SummerToRemember!

Jul 21, 2020

The Metropolis of Boston Camp concludes its Separate...But United! Virtual Camp experience. Thanks to the amazing creativity and energy of the Staff Team Virtual Camp was a great success - they both engaged and entertained all of the participants. Over the two one-week long sessions MBC was able to welcome over 175 youth and young adults from throughout New England, New Jersey, Chicago, Maryland, New York and even from as far as Russia! The Virtual Camp program closely modeled a normal day at camp...bringing a sense of normalcy and familiarity to our campers.

Joint Statement of Metropolitan Methodios and Cardinal Sean O'Malley Concerning Hagia Sophia

Jul 21, 2020

As leaders of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston, we wish to voice our strong opposition to the decision of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to re-convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque. President Erdoğan’s decree undoes that of his predecessor, President Kemal Atatürk, who converted Hagia Sophia into a secular museum in 1935. This action alters the status quo that has existed for the last 85 years and causes great pain to many throughout the world.

Announcement of Metropolitan Methodios

Jul 16, 2020

His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios announced that Fr. Dionysios Papiris has requested to be released to the Archdiocesan District of New York for personal family reasons. The Metropolitan has granted his release effective immediately. We pray that the Lord guide his future service to our Church in America.

Join us for a #SummerToRemember! - Session Two

Jul 21, 2020

Session One of the Metropolis of Boston Camp’s - Separate...But United! Virtual Camp experience is coming to a close. The dedicated Staff Team has been working tirelessly to make Virtual Camp 2020 engaging and entertaining for all the campers. Every morning and evening, the Camp comes together to offer prayers and hymns that are familiar to the campers. The campers of our Metropolis have been participating in Orthodox Life Sessions, led by our wonderful Metropolis clergy, on topics that pertain to love, self control, prayer and joy - basic Christian themes that ignite thoughtful discussions and engaging questions.

Cardinal Seán Expresses His Gratitude to Metropolitan Methodios and the Faithful of the Metropolis of Boston

Jul 04, 2020

His Eminence Cardinal Seán of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston expressed his thanks to His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios and all the faithful of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston for their generosity in providing over 5,800 meals to brethren in need in the Greater Boston area. 

Join us for a #SummerToRemember!

Jul 02, 2020

We certainly wish we could have our traditional camp experience this summer! Unfortunately, our reality is that the Covid-19 pandemic has prohibited us from having camp as we know it. During these uncertain times, it is important for our youth to find a grounding and experience a sense of normalcy with things and individuals that are familiar to them.

Metropolitan Methodios Distributes Meals to Those in Need

Jun 30, 2020

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020 His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios delivered some of the over 5,800 meals which have been provided by the generous contributions of the faithful of the Metropolis of Boston to people in need. 

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