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...

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...

LGBT Community Pens Open Letter to the Orthodox Church

  Your All-Holiness, Holinesses, Beatitudes, Eminences and Graces, dear Fathers, brothers and sisters, dear delegates of the Holy and Great Council, The European Forum of Lesbian,...

Holy Light in Athens on Special Flight from Jerusalem

The Holy Light, also known as Holy Fire, was lit in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Holy Saturday by the...

Kammenos Says Unity of Coalition Depends on SYRIZA Supporting Church

Following the recent clash between SYRIZA and the Church over the role of religion classes in school, the leader of the Independent Greeks, Panos...

Pan-Hellenic Holy Foundation Taken Over by Clergy; Island Residents Disapprove

On Sunday, residents of Tinos showed their disapproval towards His Eminence Dorotheos II, Metropolitan of Syros, during a protest which took place in the...

‘Loan Sharks!’: Athens Archbishop Ieronymos Criticizes Greece’s Creditors

Athens Archbishop Ieronymos told the Pan-Thracian Committee that Greece is being "blackmailed by its creditors." He described Greece as being water boarded. "They are...

Greeks Relying on Church Food Banks

Mission, supported by the Greek Orthodox Church is organizing food banks at the church of Agii Apostoli in central Athens. Every day more and more...

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...

Holy Saturday: The Last Day of Lent and the Holy Week

The last day of Lent and the Holy week is Holy Saturday -- the day in which the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Jesus’ burial and...

Holy Fury at ‘Blasphemous’ Play in Thessaloniki (video)

Riot police intervened to break up an angry demonstration of monks, priests and other Orthodox Christians in Thessaloniki on Wednesday evening. The demonstrators attempted to...

Bill for First Mosque Building in Athens Tabled in Parliament

The amendment for the building of the first mosque in Athens was tabled in parliament on Tuesday and will be processed with express procedures...

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