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...

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...

Greek Priest Believes in Church and State Cooperation to Save Greece

Greek priest Giorgis Chiotakis, from Sfakia, Crete in Greece believes that the capitalist system is illogical, since it imposes the barbaric laws of the...

Archbishop Ieronymos Urges SYRIZA Leader to Vote in Greek Presidential Ballot

According to Greek media, Archbishop Ieronymos allegedly urged SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras to vote for a new President in Parliament. Tsipras visited the Dimitrios Center for Creative Activities of...

Greek Orthodox Monks and Nuns Facing Charges of Fraud

Deputy prosecutor Dimitris Mitroulias requested the referral of six people to the three-member Felony Court of Thessaloniki regarding a scam that was set up at...

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...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits Corfu

In Corfu, western Greece, arrived at 11:00 am today Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who responded to the invitation of Archbishop Nektarios of Corfu, Paxos and Diapontia...

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...

Greek Minister Against the Establishment of Islamic Studies Department

Greek Minister of Macedonia and Thrace Georgios Orfanos stated that he is against the idea of establishing an Islamic Studies department at the Theological...

Greece and Albania to Cooperate Over Books of Greek Minority

During an official visit to Tirana, Albania, Greek Education Minister Andreas Loverdos attended meetings with his Albanian counterpart Lindita Nikolla, Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durres...

Thessaloniki Mayor Poses Naked in Support of Gay Pride

Statements that will be discussed made once again Thessaloniki Mayor Giannis Boutaris, who was photographed naked for a city’s magazine in support of the...

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...

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