Greece’s Archbishop Ieronymos: ‘The Ship Is Sinking’

Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos said on Tuesday that the country is like a ship that is sinking and hinted that the...

Lewd Picture of Bride and Groom Causes Cancellation of 300 Weddings in Rhodes

About 300 out of 700 scheduled weddings at the courtyard of the Holy Monastery of St. Paul in Lindos, Rhodes have been canceled after...

Meet Panagia Tsampika, Rhodes’ Famous Monastery (Photos, Video)

The Monastery of Panagia Tsambika (Virgin Mary of Tsampika) is a very popular place of pilgrimage among Orthodox Christians. It is located in the...
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Martyrs for the Greek Language: How the Orthodox Church Saved Greek During Ottoman Rule

The reason that the Greek language survived almost 400 years of Ottoman rule is mainly due to the Greek Orthodox Church, which protected and...

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...

Hollywood Star Turned Orthodox Offers Emmy Award to Greek Monastery (video)

Actor Jonathan Jackson, who shot to fame as Lucky Spencer on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital, offered his Emmy Award to the...

The Timeless Easter Traditions of Greece

The Greek Orthodox Church is blessed with rich, colorful and symbolic Resurrection and Easter traditions, even more so than the Catholic Church, and Greeks...

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...

Greek Church Prays for LGBT Abnormality, Ahead of Thessaloniki Pride

Members of the Greek Orthodox Church held an all-night prayer vigil on Thursday, ahead of the Thessaloniki Pride Festival due to take place at...

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...

Alexandroupolis Metropolitan in Favor of Religious Oath Abolition

Abolition of the religious oath in courts and inaugurations of elected officials, and its replacement by a civil oath, is proposed by Metropolitan Anthimos...

Is the 180 Year Wait for an Official Mosque in Athens Finally Over?

It has only taken some 180 years for Athens to finally be on the verge of getting its first official mosque as plans 10...

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