Bells Ring Out as Priests Hold ‘Macedonia’ Protest (video)

    Church bells rang out on Wednesday as dozens of Greek Orthodox priests protested in the town of Aigio, demanding the term 'Macedonia' be excluded...

Blessing of the Oranges Custom Observed in Argos

The custom of the blessing of the oranges was observed again this year in Argos, Peloponnese, along with the tradition of the blessing of...

Epiphany: A Greek Orthodox Celebration Rich in Tradition

Epiphany is one of the most sacred Greek Orthodox celebrations, rich in Christian traditions that also date back to ancient times. Epiphany, also Theofania or...

Greece Thanks Albania for Granting Citizenship to Archbishop Anastasios

President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopios Pavlopoulos, called his Albanian counterpart Ilir Meta on the telephone on Tuesday, and thanked him for granting Albanian...
On December 15 the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleftherios, and that day is also the only day during the year wheve it is possible to visit Fortress of Intzedin, in Crete. Inside the fortress there is a small church built in honour to the saint.

The Church in Crete Which Can Only be Visited Once a Year

  On December 15, the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleutherios, and it is also the only day of the year when people can visit the Fortress...

Scientists: Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem is the Original Burial Site

Scientists confirm that what Christians believe to be the Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem is indeed the original burial site of Christ, a monument...

Greek Metropolitan to Stand Trial for Inciting Hate Against Gays

Metropolitan of Kalavryta Amvrosios is to stand trial next year following comments against the gay community. In December 2015, when the Greek parliament was debating...

Chios Metropolitan Sends Message of Defiance to Turkey with a Mantinada (video)

Chios Metropolitan Markos chose the occasion of the anniversary of the island’s liberation from the Ottomans to send a message of defiance to Turkey. On...

Conference on Religious Pluralism in the Middle East, Held in Athens

The International Conference on "Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East" organized by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, opened its doors...

Holy Fury at ‘Blasphemous’ Play in Thessaloniki (video)

Riot police intervened to break up an angry demonstration of monks, priests and other Orthodox Christians in Thessaloniki on Wednesday evening. The demonstrators attempted to...

Despite New Gender Law, Mount Athos Monks Vow to Uphold Female Visitors Ban

Orthodox monks on Greece's Mount Athos have vowed to uphold their centuries-old ban on all female visitors, after a new government-sponsored gender identity law...

Western Greece Church Bells Ring in Protest to Gender Rights Law

Church bells have rung in a western Greek diocese to protest a new law that makes it easier for citizens to change their legal...

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