Greek Holy Synod Warns SYRIZA Against Separation of Church and State

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church has issued a warning towards the government not to raise the issue of the separation between...

Archbishop of Athens Criticizes Gov’t over Gender Identification at 15

On Monday, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, criticized the government and expressed his opposition over the gender identification bill to be tabled in...

PM Tsipras ‘Not Welcomed’ in Greece’s Holy Mountain Athos

Alexis Tsipras was forced to cancel plans to visit Mount Athos last week, as a number of influential orthodox clerics vetoed his visit on...

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...

Greek Faithful Rush to See “Miracle Snakes” of Panagia in Kefalonia (video)

Hundreds of Greek Orthodox believers rushed once again this year to Markopoulo, in the island of Kefalonia to worship and watch the "Virgin Mary...

Live: The Divine Liturgy from the Church of Evangelistria in Tinos

Watch Live the Divine Liturgy from the church of Evangelistria in Tinos, as Greeks all over the country will celebrate one of Christianity’s most...

Australian Flies to Greece to Get Baptized at the Birthplace of ‘Eleni’

Converted to Greek Orthodoxy, an Australian woman was baptized at a river in north-western Greece. The ceremony took place in the wild mountains of Murganas...

Mount Athos Exempted from Paying Property Tax

Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas has approved an amendment that exempts Mount Athos monasteries from paying any pending property tax. The amendment, also signed by...

The Story of the Greek Monk who Lived Alone on a Remote Ionian Island

This is the story of Father Grigorios, a Greek-Orthodox monk who lived 38 years of his life, almost alone, in a medieval monastery on...

Church of Greece to Participate in Context of Religion Textbooks

The joint commission of the Ministry of Education and the Church of Greece have decided that the context of religion textbooks will be co-decided...

Bishop of Fthiotida Orders Ban on Decorations at Weddings and Baptisms for the Region

Earlier this month the metropolitan bishop of Fthiotida ordered a ban on wedding and baptism decorations inside and outside of the region's churches saying...

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Greece Must Respect All Religions

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning Greece's reaction to the reading of the Quran and call for prayer in Hagia Sophia, accusing...

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