Greek Metropolitan Investigated for Vaccine Comments

A Greek metropolitan for the diocese of Kythera made comments last Sunday in church that have spurred an investigation by the local prosecutor in...

Saint Basil’s Place in Greek History

Saint Basil, whose feast day is on January 1, is always remembered by the Greek people as the figure who bore gifts and helped...

Milos Catacombs Mark the Rich History of the Island

Milos, one of the most beautiful islands of the Cyclades, has a very long history, like all other Greek islands. Being most famous for...

“Athos Digital Heritage” Makes Mount Athos Treasures Accessible to All

Mount Athos' religious and cultural treasures can now be accessed by people all over the world through the Athos Digital Heritage platform, after the...
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The Greeks Digitizing the Most User-Friendly Holy Bible

A Greek couple, professional digital nomads who are living and working around Europe, has taken on the gigantic task of creating the most user-friendly...

Monk Who Brought Mount Athos Cuisine to the World Passes Away

Father Epiphanios of Mylopotamos, the monk who first brought Mount Athos cuisine to the world, passed away on Friday morning at the age of 64,...

The Historical Origins of Santa Claus, or St. Nicholas, the Bishop of Myra

Although Santa Claus, or Father Christmas, is the figure that all nations with Christian traditions associate with Christmas, one major difference exists between the...

Oldest Greek Survivor of Auschwitz Passes Away

Esther Cohen, the oldest Greek survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp, who became known as a "living testimony" of the Holocaust, passed away on...

US Museum Returns Rare 10th Century Gospel to Greek Monastery

One of the oldest extant hand-lettered gospels, written in Greek between the end of the 10th century and the start of the 11th, is...

Greek Church Slams “Neurotic” Focus on Holy Communion

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece said on Monday that members of the media who allege that the coronavirus can be spread...

Mt. Athos in Complete Isolation Until November 30

In response to the nationwide lockdown imposed after the huge spike in coronavirus cases, deaths and intubations around the country, Greece's monastic community of...

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...

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