Washington, DC (GreekNewsOnine)
In a letter to Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, dated April 8, 2021, U.S. President Jpe Biden thanks him for allowing him to deliver remarks in recognition of the Greek Independence Day and for offering the opening prayer for the White House Virtual Easter Celebration.
In a message posted on his Twitter account, Archbishop Elpidophoros thanks President Joe Biden for his gracious letter.
“ Indeed, I share the belief in “the resilience of the American people and the profound power of faith.” I do keep in my prayers our President and the American people.”
The President’s letter is as follows:
The White House
April 8, 2021
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America
New York, New York
I want to express my deepest gratitude to you for joining us and providing
remarks in recognition of Greek Independence Day and for offering the
opening prayer for the White House Virtual Easter Celebration. I am truly
Many across our Nation and world are struggling right now, and in times
like these, we must lean on our faith and our families. I am grateful for
your continued leadership, commitment, and inspiration during these unprecedented times.
You and I both know the resilience of the American people and the
profound power of faith. After a long, dark year, we can show once again
that there is nothing we cannot do if we do it together. I look forward to
continuing our work in the future.
God bless you. Please continue to keep me in your prayers.”