Scandals in the Greek Church Go Public

There are serious concerns within the church after a sudden outburst of scandalous reports started circulating in the press and on the internet. Scandals...

Greek Holy Synod’s Proclamation in Support of Marriage

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church addressed a call to the Greek people to preserve the cohesion of the family by following...

Miraculous Virgin Mary Churches of the Aegean Sea

  There are numerous Marian churches in the Aegean sea. Some majestic, some humble and quiet, built on rocks, in caves and inaccessible hills. Their past is filled...

Why Is Easter a Moveable Feast?

Easter is a moveable feast celebrated on the first Sunday after the vernal equinox full moon (i.e. on Sunday after the full moon of...

Greek Epiphany Celebrations Through the Centuries

By Pamela Lytra Epiphany is an important religious celebration for all Greeks and Orthodox Christians. The day on which Jesus was baptized symbolizes the regeneration...

Greek Internet Personality Sentenced

A 10-month suspended sentence was imposed by the court on 27-year-old Filippos Loizos, who became known in Greece through his humorous Facebook page “Geron...

Greek Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Against Greek Church and Metropolitans

  A new video has gone public, showing Golden Dawn’s first in charge, Nikos Michaloliakos, commenting on some Metropolitans of the Greek Orthodox Church in...

Dormition of Virgin Mary – Greek August 15 Customs

On August 15, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the dormition of Virgin Mary and her resurrection before entering Heaven. The Dormition of the Virgin is the...

Who is New Greek Defense Minister and ANEL Leader Panos Kammenos?

When Alexis Tsipras had announced that SYRIZA may cooperate with the Independent Greeks (ANEL) after the elections, most analysts and voters were perplexed. How...

The Wild Magic of Meteora [Video]

Perched upon wild crags, the complex of Greek Orthodox monasteries called Meteora justify their name in Greek as each of the six monasteries looks...

Despite Reports Mount Athos Avaton Not Repealed

Greek Newspaper "Orthodoxos Typos," recently reported that the World Council of Churches (WCC) decided the repeal of Mount Athos avaton, allowing women to visit the...

Elder Paisios Canonized by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

Elder Paisios has been canonized on Tuesday by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople as he was unanimously accepted by the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox...

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