Athens Opens First-Ever Official Mosque to the Faithful

After a fourteen-year wait, the first ever-official mosque began operating in Athens on Monday, welcoming Muslims for prayer. “A long effort by successive governments since...

Archbishop Ieronymos on Shooting of Greek Priest in France : “This Horror is Beyond...

"This horror is beyond logic. A religion to arm the hands of terrorists blinded by hatred," said Archbishop of Athens and All of Greece,...

Thessaloniki Celebrates Patron Saint Demetrios on His Feast Day

Hundreds of people began gathering early on Monday morning at Thessaloniki's fifth-century Church of Agios Demetrios, on the annual feast day of the patron...

Nea Moni Monastery, An Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios

Located on the Greek island of Chios is another treasure from Greece's long history, now listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Nea Moni, or...

New TV Series to Tell the Story of Saint Paisios in Greece

The life of Saint Paisios, who is widely venerated around the world but especially in Greece and Russia, will be the subject of a...

US Secretary of State Pompeo Attends Ceremony in Thessaloniki on Yom Kippur

During his whirlwind trip through Greece and the Balkans, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended a Yom Kippur ceremony in the city which...

Pope Francis Prays For Peace Between Greece, Turkey

After the recitation of the Marian Prayer during his Sunday Angelus at St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis prayed for a resolution of the "instability"...

Greece Reacts to Monastery of Chora Being Turned into Mosque

Greece's Foreign Ministry on Friday spoke out very strongly against Turkey's decision to turn the Byzantine monastery of Chora into a mosque, saying it was...

Greek Police Arrest Priest Who Urged Faithful Not to Wear Face Masks

Greek police arrested on Saturday a priest in the island of Kalymnos who was reportedly calling on all faithful through Facebook not to wear...

Greece Marks Feast of the Virgin Mary Amidst Corona Scare

Orthodox faithful throughout Greece are marking one of the Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church, the Dormition of the Virgin Mary on Saturday, as...

Maria, Greece’s Most Popular Female Name Honored on August 15

As Greeks around the world prepare to celebrate “Summer Easter” on Saturday, as the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is called in Greek popular tradition,...

Turkish FM Spokesman: ‘Greece is Europe’s Spoiled Child’

Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy on Saturday called Greece "the spoiled child of Europe" that "must remember what happened to those who disrespected...

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