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Elenie K. Huszagh
President of the National Council of Churches USA, 2002-2003

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

"How often the NCC has been vilified, castigated for being ahead of its time. I think of issues such as relations with mainland China, with the Russian Orthodox Church during the Cold War, with North and South Koreans working for the reunification of Korea ... the list goes on ... situations where we were ‘prophetically correct.’ "

Elenie Huszagh


When Huszagh was president:

K-Mart files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem where Palestinians hold 200 hostages

Interfaith group travels to London, Berlin, Paris and the Vatican to head-off a war against Iraq

War against Iraq begins, March 19, 2003

President George Bush announces "mission accomplished" in Iraq, May 1, 2003

Elenie Huszagh




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