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Hollywood Actor Jonathan Jackson to Release Album about Orthodoxy

Hollywood actor Jonathan Jackson, star of the legendary US soap opera General Hospital, has released a pop-rock album along with his band Enation, titled “Basileia...

Russians Celebrate 1,000 Years of Presence on Mount Athos, Greece

In 2016, Russians will celebrate 1,000 years since they first arrived and settled on Mount Athos, Greece. Numerous events both in Greece and Russia...

The Official Wine of the Kremlin is Greek

The vineyard of Mount Athos or as commonly referred to in Greece the "Holy Mountain", an autonomous polity within the Hellenic Republic under the...

Images Of Mount Athos Through Contemporary Photographers’ Lens

The Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (TMP), in collaboration with the Mount Athos Center, present “Mount Athos: lingering between image and photographic gaze” exhibition, as part of the “Words and...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece

Visitors in Greece can enjoy inspiring trips into artistic, cultural, historical, and folkloric traditions approaching seventeen magnificent Greek monuments that are included on the...

Greek Monks Refuse to Let Thessaloniki Mayor Enter Mount Athos

The “Gathering of Priests and Monks” attacked Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris in a letter to the Holy Community of Mount Athos. The reason behind their...

Mount Athos Now Has its Own Smartphone Application

Mount Athos now has its own smartphone application. The user can download the free application that will remind them of religious holidays, days of...

New Greek PM Takes Oath of Honor and Conscience, Not Religious Oath [video]

SYRIZA leader and new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took an oath of honor and conscience and not a religious oath in his swearing-in...

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...

Fugitive Spends Eight Years as Monk in Mount Athos

Greek Police arrested a 48-year-old wanted convict yesterday, who had got three life sentences for a series of financial crimes against the State and...

Holy Mountain Treasures Go Digital

An important and invaluable collection of manuscripts, codes and printed documents that have been stored for centuries in the Holy Mountain of Athos and...