Catholic Church Changes Holy Communion Procedure

Thousands of Orthodox faithful flocked to churches on Sunday following their opening after two months of lockdown because of the coronavirus threat. Lines for Holy...

Greek Churches Open with Health Safety Measures

Churches in Greece opened their doors to the faithful for Divine Liturgy on Sunday, after being closed for two months because of the coronavirus...

Holy Light Arrives from Jerusalem to Athens Despite Coronavirus Curfew

An Aegean Airlines special flight carrying the Holy Light from Jerusalem arrived in Athens on Holy Saturday afternoon. This year the Holy Light arrived in...

Greek Holy Week in Coronavirus Times: Seven Traditions We Will Miss this Year

This year Greek Easter is going to be so different that it will go down in history as very likely one of the most unsettling...

Holy Light to Arrive in Greece With Reduced Fanfare due to Coronavirus Pandemic

This year the Holy Light will arrive in Greece from the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem under very strict measures due to the...

Why Orthodox and Western Easter Are on Different Dates

Greece is slowly but surely coming closer to the great feast of Easter — a religious occasion celebrated here with more gusto than in many other...

Autonomous Polity of Mt. Athos Extends Lockdown Until April 20

The monastic community and autonomous region of Mount Athos announced on Wednesday that it will extend its ban on all visitors, including religious pilgrims,...

Archbishop Ieronymos Hospitalized to Undergo Cardiac Pacemaker Surgery

The Archdiocese of Athens issued a statement on Saturday morning, informing the public that the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II has...

Greece to Celebrate Easter Divine Liturgy at Midnight May 26

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church decided on Thursday that the last Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection on May 26, will be...

Archbishop Ieronymos Urges People to Stay at Home in Address to the Nation

Ieronymos II, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Christian Church of Greece, addressed the nation on Friday afternoon in a televised message broadcasted by Greece's...

Greek Church Requests Coronavirus Exception to Conduct Liturgies Behind Closed Doors

The leadership of the Orthodox Christian Church of Greece requested an exemption from the coronavirus curfew measures in a letter sent to the Education...

March 25 Marks the Annunciation, A Great Feast for Orthodoxy and Hellenism

March 25 is one of the most important dates of Hellenism throughout the world since it marks both the anniversary of the Greek Revolution...

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