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4.27 Richter Earthquake Hits Southeast of Crete

An early morning earthquake at 12:34 a.m. hit 113 kilometers south-southeast of Lasith and 139 kilometers southeast of Agios Nikolaos on the Greek island...

Holy Synod Concludes on Crete With a Declaration of Unity

The Holy Synod, a council of Orthodox churches, that took place in Crete on June 20-26 ended with a declaration of unity. In its...

The Greek Police, a Weapons Smuggling Ring and Frozen Meat Packaging

An undercover investigation in Chania, Crete, ended with the arrest of five police officers who played a role in smuggling weapons and ammunition in...

LGBT Community Pens Open Letter to the Greek Orthodox Church

  Your All-Holiness, Holinesses, Beatitudes, Eminences and Graces, dear Fathers, brothers and sisters, dear delegates of the Holy and Great Council, The European Forum of Lesbian,...

Patriarch Bartholomew Asserts Church of Greece Jurisdiction at Holy Synod

Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew closed the matter of church jurisdiction during the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church on the island of Crete....

USS Harry S. Truman Docked at Crete After ISIS Battles

The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier docked on the island of Crete fresh from 2,000 missions against the Islamic State in Iraq and...

Matala Beach Festival 2016 Attracts Record Breaking Crowds [video]

Over the weekend the Matala Beach Festival 2016 took place in Matala on the Greek island of Crete. The attendance truly exceeded expectations and provided Matala...

Orthodox Leaders Celebrate Pentecost While Russia’s No-Show Mars Historical Meeting

On Sunday the leaders of Orthodox churches from around the world met in Crete for the Pan-Orthodox Council, the first gathering of its kind...

‘Matala Festival 2016’ Promise a Musical Journey in the Years of the Hippies

The sixth "Matala Festival 2016" will open on June 17-19 at Matala, Crete, Greece, and will offer unique moments to the visitors. It is...

Panorthodox Council Shows Chasm Between Greek and Russian Churches

The Holy and Great Synod, the Panorthodox Council of all Orthodox Churches, will commence on Friday in Crete showing that there is a chasm...

EgyptAir Flight MS804 Wreckage Found Between Crete and Egyptian Coast

On Wednesday in Egypt a committee said that the vessel, John Lethbridge, which was contracted by the Egyptian government to join the search for the missing...

New App for Etz Hayyim Synagogue Allows Visitors to Discover History of Cretan Jews

A new mobile phone application that allows visitors to discover the Etz Hayyim Synagogue in the old city of Chania in Crete and learn...