The Miraculous Holy Icon of Panagia Myrtidiotissa

On September 24, 40 days after the Dormition of Virgin Mary, the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates Panagia Myrtidiotissa, the holy icon of Our Lady...

Cremation Is Now Legal in Greece

Cremation of the dead is now legal in Greece, despite strong opposition from the Orthodox Church. The law on cremation was officially published in...

Restricted Internet Use for Clergy Members

The Greek Orthodox Church Holy Synod issued a formal notice which limits the internet use allowed to clerics and monks. In its notice, the...

Greek Bishop Tries to Ban Popular Wedding and Baptism Customs

A bishop in northern Greece tries to ban a series of customs that have become popular at weddings and christenings calling them "unchristian" and...

Worshipers Return to Resurfaced Sunken Church in Crete (video)

The village of Sfentili in Heraklion, Crete, has been abandoned by its inhabitants as the village has sunk due to waters from the dam...

Peculiar Liquid Seeping from Crucified Christ Icon in Corinth, Greece

A peculiar incident has drawn attention to the small village of Aspokambos in Corinth Greece, over the last few days. According to Metropolitan Dionysios of...

Second Divine Liturgy in Famagusta Church

On Sunday January 26, from 7.30 am to 10.30 am, a divine liturgy will be held in the church of Ayios Georgios (Exorinou) within...

Migrant Children Cared for at Charity Camp in Greece [video]

Father Antonios of the Kivotos tou Kosmou (Arc of the World) charity organization is hosting unaccompanied migrant children at a summer camp that used to...

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...

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...

First Panorthodox Council in 1000 Years Starts Today in Greece

Presided over by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Holy and Great Synod of the Orthodox Church commences today (Friday) at the Orthodox Academy of Crete. Conspicuous...

The Story of the Greek Monk who Lived Alone on a Remote Ionian Island

This is the story of Father Grigorios, a Greek-Orthodox monk who lived 38 years of his life, almost alone, in a medieval monastery on...

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