Archbishop Demetrios of America in Cyprus

Archbishop Demetrios of America had a full schedule of meetings yesterday, during the second day of his visit to Cyprus. High on his agenda...

Bishop Amvrosios Against Jihadists

Resistance to jihad terror and Islamic supremacism is being criminalized in Greece, claims the website Jihadwatch.org. According to the site, which quotes the sermon of a prominent...

Historic Meeting Between Tsipras and Pope Francis at the Vatican

Main opposition SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras met today with Pope Francis at the Vatican and discussed the economic crisis in Greece, the migration issue and...

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...

Holy Synod of Church Supports Anti-Racism Bill

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece issued a statement expressing its support for the new, controversial, anti-racism bill. The new bill proposes...

Greek Church Appeals to Moscow Patriarch Over Food Ban

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has decided to send a letter to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow asking him to speak to...

Miraculous Virgin Mary Churches of the Aegean Sea

  There are numerous Marian churches in the Aegean sea. Some majestic, some humble and quiet, built on rocks, in caves and inaccessible hills. Their past is filled...

Dormition of Virgin Mary – Greek August 15 Customs

On August 15, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the dormition of Virgin Mary and her resurrection before entering Heaven. The Dormition of the Virgin is the...

Despite Reports Mount Athos Avaton Not Repealed

Greek Newspaper "Orthodoxos Typos," recently reported that the World Council of Churches (WCC) decided the repeal of Mount Athos avaton, allowing women to visit the...

Cremation with a Simple Written Statement

The Greek government gave the green light for the opening of cremation centers, with an amendment to the Environment Ministry bill. The regulations, signed by Interior...

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...

Greek Bishop Condemns Gay Pride Parade

The bishop of Thessaloniki, Anthimos, condemned Gay Pride celebrations of the LGBT community, stating that it is “a perversion of human existence.” “Do not give...

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