Google 3D Navigation in Patmos Monastery

Anyone can now admire the beauty and treasures of the Patmos Monastery with just one click! Google users can now experience a very important accomplishment. Specials have mapped the Monastery of...

Metropolitan Amvrosios Launches New Attack Against Justice Minister

Metropolitan of Kalavryta and Aigialeia Amvrosios launched a new attack against Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis after the appeal against the court decision that found...

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...

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...

Despite Protests from Locals, Construction of Mosque in Votanikos District of Athens Will Continue

Work on the construction of a mosque in Athens' Votanikos district was given the all-clear to continue on Thursday, based on a ruling issued by...

The Most Traditional Rituals of Clean Monday in Greece

Greece is a country full of cultural and religious traditions - and one celebration which is a bit of both is Clean Monday or...

Cypriot Bishop Provokes Anger with Views on Homosexuality and Abortion

A bishop from Cyprus caused controversy this week with his statements on homosexuality and abortion, forcing the government and the head of the church...

Orthodox Greeks and Holy Wednesday

On Holy and Great Wednesday, many Orthodox remember the act of Christ's anointing with myrrh by a "sinful woman" before his crucifixion. It is...

Church of Greece Reacts to Bill Giving Civil Partnership Rights to Same-Sex Couples

A new draft bill that would give full civil partnership rights to same-sex couples is to be tabled in parliament amid reactions from the...

AK Party Deputy Calls on Greece to Stop Suppression of Turkish Schools

Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Deputy Chairman and Çanakkale deputy Bülent Turan called on Greek authorities to end the suppression of Turkish schools...

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...

Greek Government Attacks Court Decision on Religion Lessons

The Greek government has launched an attack on the Council of State after this week's decision that changes in grade-school religion lessons are unconstitutional. The...

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