Remains of Dead Greek Soldier Back Home After 65 Years

  In a modest yet moving ceremony, a military contingent paid tribute to 23-year-old soldier, Charalambos Korkovis, who was killed in 1948 in the Greek...

Greek ‘Saint of Prisoners’ Receives Honorary Distinction

“I want to die doing my duty, or on the way to a prison,” said Father Gervasios, who is also known as the “Saint...

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow Receives Greek PM Tsipras

The Russian people and its Church feel compassion for their spiritual brothers the Greeks and wish their government success in its mission for a...

Greek Church: No Funerals for Cremated Members

AP - Greece 's Orthodox Church has instructed its priests not to conduct funeral services for members of the church who plan to...

Church of Greece Revenues Drop

During the last five years,  Church of Greece revenues have decreased by 70%. Βelievers offer fewer donations, while the number of sacraments performed in churches...

Archbishop Ieronymos: Greece is the Best Piece of Real Estate in Europe

"Greece is the best piece of real estate in Europe; that's why it gets so much pressure," Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece...

Bishop Lashes Against LGBT Community After Crucifixion Advertising Gay Pride

Bishop Amvrosios of Kalavryta is clearly not pleased with the creation of a poster advertising Gay Pride Thessaloniki depicting the Crucifixion with hearts bearing...

New Clash Between Church and Education Minister in Greece

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece called the new changes in religion classes in Greek schools "unacceptable and dangerous," refueling the confrontation with...

Russian Orthodox Church Pulls Out of Holy and Great Synod

The rift between the Orthodox Churches became official on Monday after the Moscow Patriarchate's decision not to participate in the Holy and Great Synod...

Corfu Celebrates Holy Saturday With ‘Botides’ Tradition (video)

During the morning hours of Holy Saturday on the Greek island of Corfu, there is a unique tradition called “Botides” that takes place in...

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias Says Greek State Strives to Unify Orthodox Churches

The Greek state contributes in every way towards the unity of all the Orthodox Churches, Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Thursday after his...

Controversial Archbishop Ambrosios Verbally Attacks Schaeuble and Merkel

Archbishop Ambrosios of Kalavryta created controversy after launching a verbal attack on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble over their harsh...

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