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HEADS OF TOP HELLENIC-AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS MAKE PLEDGE TO CYPRIOT PEOPLE
SAE WASHINGTON , 19.04.2004
Today CEH leaders released the attached pledge to the Cypriot people signed by the heads of major Hellenic-American organizations. They pledged to “do everything possible to assure that the American government treats Cyprus properly after the April 24 vote on the flawed Annan plan,” stressing that Cypriots have “nothing to fear but fear itsel... more
SAE unveils multitude of special events celebrating Olympic Torch Relay in U.S.
SAE CHICAGO , 13.04.2004
The Olympic Torch Relay Celebration in Chicago, a program with more than 12 special events, was unveiled by World SAE President Andrew A. Athens in a meeting with His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos, Consul General Aliki Hadji and Demetra Egan, representative of Olympic Games Athens 2004. The Olympic Torch will visit the city of St. Louis, hom... more
Historic! SAE World President stresses significance of gathering in Washington
SAE WASHINGTON , 08.04.2004
“A benchmark in the history of the Omogeneia in America,” is the way World SAE President Andrew A. Athens characterized the events that took place in the capital of the United States last week when Hellenes from around the country met with President Bush. More than 1,100 Hellenes and philhellenes gathered to honor the American President at a... more
EASTER MESSAGE By WORLD SAE PRESIDENT ANDREW A. ATHENS
SAE CHICAGO , 05.04.2004
Worldwide Hellenes will celebrate in a few days one of Christianity’s greatest holidays, the Holy Easter, the foundation of our faith and also a symbol of rebirth and anticipation of a better life. Hellenes in the Diaspora carry in our minds and hearts the torch of Hellas and Orthodoxy, perhaps much more than others, and this faith strengthe... more
CEH LEADERS WELCOME FINAL RECOGNITION OF PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM
SAE WASHINGTON , 31.03.2004
CEH leaders today welcomed the final recognition by the State of Israel of Patriarch of Jerusalem, Irineos. Today the Israeli High Court finally threw out the last false claims against Patriarch Irineos and the Minister of the Interior is expected today to present the Patriarch with the formal letter confirming his recognition by Israel. On ... more
SAE’s leader thanks President Bush for Greek Independence Day Declaration, prepares for White House meeting on April 1
SAE WASHINGTON , 25.03.2004
World SAE President Andrew A. Athens today thanked President Bush for continuing the tradition of recognizing Greek Independence Day by declaring March 25th a National Day of Celebration of Democracy and calling upon all Americans to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities. “On behalf of the Hellenic community in the U.S.... more
CELEBRATION OF HELLENIC INDEPENDENCE DAY MARCH 25th: Message by Mr. Andrew A. Athens, President, World Council of Hellenes (SAE)
SAE CHICAGO , 22.03.2004
On this day of national rebirth, the Hellenic Diaspora shares the pride with all who feel part of the heroic tradition commemorated on the March 25th Independence Day. We celebrate even as we recognize the weight of national responsibility inspired by the deeds and sacrifice of those who gave their lives in 1821 so that Hellenism and Orthodoxy m... more
Chicago Hellenes Honor Congressman Henry Hyde
SAE CHICAGO , 12.03.2004
U.S. Representative Henry Hyde, chairman of Congress’s International Relations Committee, was honored recently on behalf of the World Council of Hellenes (SAE) and the United Hellenic American Congress (UHAC) by community leader Andrew A. Athens. At a lunch hosted in Rosemont and attended by leaders of the two organizations in the Chicago... more

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