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January 13, 1999
In an apparent rebuff to rebellious Greek Orthodox bishops in the United States, the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians on Tuesday declined to fire the church's controversial American primate, His Eminence Archbishop Spyridon. His All Holiness Bartholomew I, after a five-hour closed-door meeting in Istanbul with Spyridon and five dissenting metropolitan bishops, firmly instructed the Americans to return home and work out their differences.
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August 20, 1999 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Culminating a bitter and divisive power struggle that has rocked the Greek Orthodox Church in the United States for three years, Archbishop Spyridon resigned Thursday as head of the church in the United States. Spyridon, 54, who fought to save his throne in the face of a rebellion by his bishops and lay organizations, submitted his resignation at the request of the worldwide spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians, His All Holiness Bartholomew I.
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January 11, 1999 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Ever since the first Greek immigrants arrived in America, the Greek Orthodox Church has been their unshakable tie to the homeland. But now, rebellion is in the air.
NEWS
January 13, 1999
In an apparent rebuff to rebellious Greek Orthodox bishops in the United States, the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians on Tuesday declined to fire the church's controversial American primate, His Eminence Archbishop Spyridon. His All Holiness Bartholomew I, after a five-hour closed-door meeting in Istanbul with Spyridon and five dissenting metropolitan bishops, firmly instructed the Americans to return home and work out their differences.
NEWS
August 20, 1999 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Culminating a bitter and divisive power struggle that has rocked the Greek Orthodox Church in the United States for three years, Archbishop Spyridon resigned Thursday as head of the church in the United States. Spyridon, 54, who fought to save his throne in the face of a rebellion by his bishops and lay organizations, submitted his resignation at the request of the worldwide spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians, His All Holiness Bartholomew I.
NEWS
January 11, 1999 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Ever since the first Greek immigrants arrived in America, the Greek Orthodox Church has been their unshakable tie to the homeland. But now, rebellion is in the air.
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