Court Drops Case Against Blogger With Satirical Website About Orthodox Monk

An appeals court nullified on Thursday a 10-month suspended prison sentence imposed on a Greek blogger who run a satirical webpage titled “Geron Pastitsios”...

Greek Authorities Expect Crematorium to Soon Become Reality

Last February Greece made cremation of the dead legal as the Parliament passed a law allowing individuals to make their own choice of burial...

The Most Traditional Rituals of Clean Monday in Greece

Greece is a country full of cultural and religious traditions - and one celebration which is a bit of both is Clean Monday or...

Piraeus Metropolitan Seraphim Sued for Homophobic Comments on TV

Piraeus Metropolitan Seraphim is sued and wanted by Greek authorities after a lawsuit was filed against him by human rights and gay groups. Specifically, the...

20-Year Prison Sentence Handed Down to Monk, Abbot of Greek Monastery

A monk and the abbot of a Mt Athos monastery have been found guilty for crimes that will see them serving prison time if they are...

Holy Synod to Hold Meeting on Religion Classes in Greek Schools in March

Starting on March 8-9, the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece will hold a discussion regarding how religion should be taught in Greek schools. The...

Holy Synod of the Church of Greece: Sorras Has Launched ‘Dubious, Intensely Nationalistic, Anti-Church’...

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has spoken out against the clerics who have been appearing on Greek television channels supporting the...

Greek PM Attends Epiphany Celebration in Alexandroupolis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was the person of honor in the ceremony of Epiphany in the port of the northeastern city of Alexandroupolis...

‘This Tomb Is Alive!’ Says Director of Holy Sepulchre Restoration Project [video]

"When we opened the tomb, we experienced a miracle. This tomb is alive! It sends the message of resurrection and hope," said Tonia Moropoulou,...

Countless Christian Churches in Greece Mark the Omnipotent Presence of Orthodoxy

Countless churches, chapels and shrines built in town squares, on mountain tops, in vast fields, inside caves in the rocks and everywhere one imagines,...

Greece’s Archbishop Ieronymos: ‘The Ship Is Sinking’

Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos said on Tuesday that the country is like a ship that is sinking and hinted that the...

Vandals On the Island of Crete Set Church on Fire, Write “Allah is Great”

Vandals on Saturday set fire on a Greek Orthodox church in the Lagolio village of Crete and wrote "Allah is great", infuriating locals. According to...

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