Old and New Christmas Traditions in Greece

One of the most important celebrations in the Christian calendar is the annual commemoration of the birth of Christ. Each country has bears unique...

Mount Athos Now Has its Own Smartphone Application

Mount Athos now has its own smartphone application. The user can download the free application that will remind them of religious holidays, days of...

Greek Bishop Condemns Gay Pride Parade

The bishop of Thessaloniki, Anthimos, condemned Gay Pride celebrations of the LGBT community, stating that it is “a perversion of human existence.” “Do not give...

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 Church Interferes with School Book Contexts

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church decided to interfere with school book contexts, and the Ministry of Education requested an appointment between...

The Holy Relics of St. Valentine Lie on Lesbos Island

The Municipality of Lesbos will commemorate Saint Valentine with a series of events at the Church of Metastasis of Virgin Mary in Mytilene where...

Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana Proposed for Greek President

The name of Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana is allegedly added to the list of possible candidates for the President of the Hellenic Republic. According to Greek...

Church Prompts for Spiritual Voting in Greece ‘s Elections

Apart from the thousands of candidates running for securing their "fifteen minutes of fame" in the forthcoming Greek local and European Parliament elections, and...

Former Attica Bishop Found Dead in Keratea

Former Attica Bishop Panteleimon Bezenitis was found dead at Vgethi beach, Keratea, in northeastern Attica, on Wednesday, July 2. According to Greek news, the former Bishop...

Holy Synod of Church Supports Anti-Racism Bill

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece issued a statement expressing its support for the new, controversial, anti-racism bill. The new bill proposes...

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...

What’s In Elder Paisios’ Lucky Bread?

Elder Paisios of Mount Athos, a well-known Eastern Orthodox monk from Farasa, Cappadocia, had made a recipe for Lucky Bread and a disputed recipe...

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