10/27/07: Grand Banquet honors Archbishop Demetrios

On Saturday evening, October 27, 2007, the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate honored His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of America with the 2007 Athenagoras Human Rights Award at the annual Archon Grand Banquet, held at the NY Hilton Hotel.

Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte was the main speaker and Congressman Zack Space served as Master of Ceremonies that evening. Invited guests include His Eminence, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick of Washington, the Ambassadors of Greece and Cyprus, and Archons, religious and government leaders and Orthodox faithful from throughout the country.
The head table is introduced by Fr. Mark Sietsma of Holy Trinity Church in Lansing, MI.
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