Greek Court Acquits Bishop Amvrosios Who Called for the Death of Homosexuals

An outcry was caused, after a court of Aigio on Friday acquitted Bishop of Aigialeia and Kalavryta, Amvrosios, on the charges of hate speech...
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The Sound of Hagia Sophia, Recreated Centuries Later

The magnificent edifice of Hagia Sophia, which was constructed in the 6th century and served as a cathedral for almost one thousand years, is...

Greece’s Highest Court Confirms Church Must Pay Tax for Rented Property

The Council of State on Wednesday decided that the obligatory property tax on Church of Greece rental properties is correct. With three separate decisions (1731-1733/2018), Greece's...

Greek Holy Spring Under Istanbul Restaurant

Istanbul’s Asian-side district of Moda has always been a popular draw for many city dwellers. Largely middle-class and secular, it offers pleasant walks, hip...

Corfu Island Honors Its Patron Saint Spyridon With Splendid Ceremonies

The Greek island of Corfu (Kerkyra) honors the memory of its Patron Saint Spyridon on December 12 each year. Thousands of faithful Christians have already...

Religious Tourism Booms in Greece: The Island of Patmos

  Religious tourism is a growing slice of the touristic industry. It’s a kind of tourism that can either strengthen personal faith or help discover...

Why Greek Orthodox and Catholic Easter will Never Coincide After 2700

This year, Catholic and Greek-Orthodox Christians -- who use different liturgical calendars -- celebrated Easter one week apart, with the former being on April...

Tsipras, Archbishop Ieronymos Announce New Agreement Between Church and State

A new agreement between the Church of Greece and the Greek State was announced on Tuesday. This agreement followed a meeting between the Archbishop...

22 Bishops From Macedonia Denounce Prespa Agreement

22 bishops from all over Macedonia signed a common statement with which they denounce the Agreement between the governments of Greece and the Former...
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Turkey’s Top Imam Now Wants to Build an Islamic School at Hagia Sophia

Turkey’s top imam, Ali Erbas, said on Saturday that he now hopes to build an Islamic school at Hagia Sophia which was converted to...

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...

President Pavlopoulos Addresses Religious and Cultural Pluralism Conference

President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos declared the opening of the 2nd International Conference of Athens on "Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence...

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