Greek Priest Accused of Asking Godparent To Declare Sexuality

A priest from the suburb of Maroussi in northern Athens allegedly asked a woman to sign an official declaration recently stating that she had...

First Holy and Great Synod of Christianity in 1000 Years

Orthodox patriarchs around the world are preparing for the Holy and Great Synod, a meeting that is the first in 1000 years and has...

Greek PM Attends Epiphany Celebration in Alexandroupolis

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was the person of honor in the ceremony of Epiphany in the port of the northeastern city of Alexandroupolis...

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...

The Symbolism of Roasted Lamb on Greek Easter

For Greek people, the roasted lamb, slowly cooking on the spit on Easter Sunday, is not only a mouth-watering delicacy but it also carries...

Rift Grows: Church of Russia Prohibits Pilgrimage to Mount Athos after Schism

The Orthodox Church of Russia has issued a decision prohibiting Russian pilgrims from visiting Mount Athos in Greece. This order follows the recent interruption...

Mystery on Mount Athos: Woman’s Bones Discovered in Monastery

A group of scientists announced on Sunday in Thessaloniki that they had discovered bones "most certainly" belonging to a woman who was buried centuries...

Archbishop of Greece to Government: ‘We Will Not Deliver Our Homeland and Faith to...

Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos unleashed a scathing attack against the government and the political world during a speech in Livadia, central...

Orthodox Monk Wins Case to Practice as a Lawyer in Greece

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) on Tuesday vindicated an Orthodox monk whose application to register at the bar had been rejected by the...

‘This Tomb Is Alive!’ Says Director of Holy Sepulchre Restoration Project [video]

"When we opened the tomb, we experienced a miracle. This tomb is alive! It sends the message of resurrection and hope," said Tonia Moropoulou,...

Bells Ring Out as Priests Hold ‘Macedonia’ Protest (video)

    Church bells rang out on Wednesday as dozens of Greek Orthodox priests protested in the town of Aigio, demanding the term 'Macedonia' be excluded...

Greece Takes Tight Measures to Secure Pope Francis During Visit to Lesbos

Greek security services are taking extremely tight measures ahead of the visit of Pope Francis on the island of Lesbos, scheduled to take place...

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