Alexandroupolis Metropolitan in Favor of Religious Oath Abolition

Abolition of the religious oath in courts and inaugurations of elected officials, and its replacement by a civil oath, is proposed by Metropolitan Anthimos...

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...

Citizen Protection Min: We Might Have Deaths in Skouries If We Don’t Act Properly

"People may get killed in Skouries if we don't deal properly with the issue," said Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis after new clashes between...

564 Years Since the Fall of Constantinople: The End of an Empire (Video)

May 29 marks the 56th anniversary of the siege and capture of the magnificent Christian Orthodox city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the...

What the Orthodox Celebrate on Holy Tuesday

On Holy Tuesday during the Great and Holy week leading up to Easter, the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the holy gospel which refers to...

Bishop Seraphim: Cohabitation Agreement an Insult to God

Bishop Seraphim of Piraeus sent a letter to the Deputy Prime Minister, Evangelos Venizelos, asking him not to include same-sex couples in the cohabitation...

Migrant Children Cared for at Charity Camp in Greece [video]

Father Antonios of the Kivotos tou Kosmou (Arc of the World) charity organization is hosting unaccompanied migrant children at a summer camp that used to...

Greek Church Out of S.D.O.E’s Jurisdiction

The fund of the Greek Orthodox Church is out of S.D.O.E.’s (Financial and Economic Crime Unit) jurisdiction. The S.D.O.E will have access to the...

Family Churches in Paros, An Everlasting Tradition

The island of Paros, one of the gems of Cyclades, that is famous for its natural beauties, the picturesque villages, the food and its...

Former Attica Bishop Found Dead in Keratea

Former Attica Bishop Panteleimon Bezenitis was found dead at Vgethi beach, Keratea, in northeastern Attica, on Wednesday, July 2. According to Greek news, the former Bishop...

Holy Saturday – The Last Holy Week Day

Holy Saturday is the last day of Holy Week and Lent. On Saturday, the chief priests and Pharisees asked Pontius Pilate to secure Jesus...

Shortage of Grave Plots Revives Cremation Controversy in Greece

The shortage of space in graveyards along with burial costs bring back the controversial issue of cremation in Greece. At the moment, graveyards in Greece's...

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