‘I’m Not Afraid of Turkey’ Says the Archbishop of Athens

The Archbishop of Athens, Ieronymos, in an interview with the Cypriot Sigma Channel, said that he is not afraid of Turkey, but by those...

Hollywood Star Turned Orthodox Offers Emmy Award to Greek Monastery (video)

Actor Jonathan Jackson, who shot to fame as Lucky Spencer on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital, offered his Emmy Award to the...

Russian Priests Claim Greek Visa Bias

Russian Orthodox priests are complaining they are unable to obtain Schengen visas for EU travel through Greek missions as relations between Athens and Moscow...

Thousands Queue to Worship at Tomb of Greek Saint (video)

Thousands of people queued from early in the morning on Wednesday to pray at the  tomb of Saint Paisios in northern Greece. On Thursday, July 12,...

‘Miracle’ Cures Paralyzed Woman at Greek Orthodox Church (photos)

The congregation in a Greek Orthodox church have spoken of a 'miracle' as they witnessed a wheelchair-bound woman getting to her feet after a...

Younger Greeks Turning their Back on Religion, New Research Claims

Greece is second among 106 countries where people under the age of 40 are less likely to say religion is "very important" in their...

African King Baptized into Greek Orthodox Church on Mount Athos

Every baptism is a happy occasion but a recent ceremony in the religious enclave of Greece's Mount Athos was a little extra special. A tribal...

Greek Orthodox Bishop Hands ‘Holy Pens’ to Students

The Greek Orthodox bishop of the town of Veria, northern Greece, has conducted a special service where he distributed blessed pens to the town's...

FYROM Church Drops ‘Macedonia’ Name, Seeks to Join Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Orthodox Christian church of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) has applied to join the Ecumenical Patriarchate under the name 'Archbishopric of...

29 May 1453: The Day Constantinople Fell

The fall of Constantinople that occurred on 29 May 1453 was the final phase of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars (1265-1453) and the darkest page in...

Greek Church Hits Out at Same-Sex Foster Care

The Greek Orthodox Church leadership has said it remains opposed to same-sex foster care following Wednesday's passing of a fostering bill in the Greek parliament. The...

Prince Charles Hails Traditions of Greek Orthodox Church (video)

Prince Charles met the head of Greece’s Orthodox Church Archbishop Ieronymos on Thursday during the second day of his official visit to Greece. Ieronymos briefed...

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