26 May, 2005
WASHINGTON 26/5/2005 (ANA/T. Ellis)
Greek Ambassador to Washington George Savvaides has received an honorary doctorate in humanitarian sciences from the Hellenic College and Boston's Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in a special ceremony in the presence of the Archbishop of America Dimitrios, the Metropolitan of Boston Methodios and the Metropolitan of Buenos Aires Tarasios.
Addressing Savvaides, the president of the Hellenic College and Boston's Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Nikos Triantafylou praised his extensive knowledge and his extremely successful career in the Greek diplomatic corps.
Ambassador Savvaides praised the considerable theologian and national role played by the Greek College and the Greek Orthodox Academy of Theology and described the challenges of diplomacy which, as he said, must be based on the principles of law to be effective and must promote peace, freedom, democracy and prosperity in an understandable way so as to enjoy the support of peoples and societies.
Source: Athens News Agency