Bill for First Mosque Building in Athens Tabled in Parliament

The amendment for the building of the first mosque in Athens was tabled in parliament on Tuesday and will be processed with express procedures...

Who Was the Mystery Woman Who Broke the Female Ban on Mount Athos?

This 1903 photograph of a woman on Mount Athos, which was published in a Greek newspaper at that time, still remains a mystery, with some...

Scandals in the Greek Church Go Public

There are serious concerns within the church after a sudden outburst of scandalous reports started circulating in the press and on the internet. Scandals...

Holy Light Arrives in Greece with Head of State Honors

The presidential aircraft carrying the Holy Light from Jerusalem arrived at the Elefsis Military Airport at 20:20 on Holy Saturday. Greek officials received the Holy...

Greek Epiphany Celebrations Through the Centuries

By Pamela Lytra Epiphany is an important religious celebration for all Greeks and Orthodox Christians. The day on which Jesus was baptized symbolizes the regeneration...

Greeks Fly Clean Monday Kites as Lent Begins

For Greek Orthodox Christians, Clean Monday marks the beginning of the 40-day fast before Easter; tradition dictates that the faithful start abstaining from eating...

Archbishop Ieronymos: Greece is the Best Piece of Real Estate in Europe

"Greece is the best piece of real estate in Europe; that's why it gets so much pressure," Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece...

150,000-Euro in Offerings Stolen from Greek Orthodox Church in Paros

Greek authorities were able to immediately solve a case regarding two church burglaries that took place on the Greek island of Paros on September...

President Pavlopoulos Mentions the EU Cares About Humans More than Currency

"The strident refugee crisis proves that the center of the European Union is not its currency, but its human beings" President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said during...

Hunger Crisis in Greece: Church Charity to feed 1,000 families for 10 months

The Apostoli charity has announced that it will be donating food to 1,000 families with young children that are low income or no income...

A Greek Church That Grazes the Sky

The church of "Panagia Kakaviotissa" has made it in the feature "Greece's 30 nicest churches." The church located on Lemnos island, in the North...

Prokopis Pavlopoulos Expresses Gratitude to Archbishop Demetrios of America

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos met with the Archbishop Demetrios of America in Athens on Wednesday. “It must be made clear to all...

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