04/25/2016
Author: Theodore Kalmoukos

NEW YORK – The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America during its spring meeting decided to punish Rev. James Dokos of Chicago with a one-year suspension for stealing money from a trust fund established by a parishioner in Milwaukee, WI. Dokos pleaded guilty to felony theft on February 22, admitting to […]

04/14/2016
Author: Theodore Kalmoukos

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese has suspended one priest for a year for theft and defrocked another who ran away with a mistress. NEW YORK – The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America during its spring meeting decided to punish Rev. James Dokos with a one year suspension for stealing money from […]

03/06/2016
Author: Staff

The Metropolis of Chicago regrets the misreporting and misrepresentation of many facts by the press and other individuals regarding the status of Rev. Fr. James Dokos. Rev. Dokos was placed on administrative leave and removed from the SS. Peter and Paul Church of Glenview, Illinois, immediately following the filing of formal charges against him. Upon […]

02/24/2016
Author: Staff

CHICAGO, IL – When Rev. James Dokos pleaded guilty on February 21 to embezzling more than $100,000 from the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Milwaukee, there were some people who were hoping the sordid affair would now be forgotten. The feelings expressed by people like John Kass, a columnist for the Chicago Tribune and also Greek Orthodox, […]

03/06/2016
Author: Staff

The Rev. James Dokos, the former pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Glenview, IL who pleaded guilty to felony theft on February 22, admitting to stealing more than $100,000 from a Greek Orthodox church has been relieved of his duties. “The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, which oversees dozens of member churches in […]

02/22/2016
Author: Staff

CHICAGO – Father James Dokos pleaded guilty on February 21 to the charge of stealing more than $100,000 from his Church. “In court, Dokos told the judge he understood the terms but he did not speak further. He also left court without commenting,” the Chicago Tribune reported. The disgraced priest had missed previous court appearances […]

02/12/2016
Author: Staff

CHICAGO, IL – Rev. James Dokos, a Greek Orthodox priest who has been charged with stealing more than $110,000 from a $1.2 million trust fund that he oversaw at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Milwaukee, WI, tentatively reached a plea bargain with prosecutors on February 10, the Chicago Tribune reported. Dokos was charged with spending the money on himself and on family members, and […]

02/22/2015
Author: Theodore Kalmoukos

The case of Fr. James Dokos, former presiding priest of the Annunciation Parish in Milwaukee, shows again the Greek Orthodox Church is rudderless. The case of Fr. James Dokos, former presiding priest of the Annunciation Parish in Milwaukee has brought to light once again a lack of leadership in the Greek Orthodox Church, on the […]

09/03/2014
Author: Staff

Rev. James Dokos, the suspended former senior pastor of Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview pled not guilty to theft charges at an arraignment in a Milwaukee County courtroom last week. At his Tuesday, Aug. 26 arraignment before Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge M. Joseph Donald, Dokos was formally charged with one […]

08/27/2014
Author: Staff

The Rev. James Dokos priest pleaded not guilty to a felony theft charge on August 26 during his arraignment in a Milwaukee County courtroom. Dokos, 62 is charged with improperly spending more than $100,000 from a trust fund intended to benefit Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Milwaukee where he served as pastor. He was transferred […]