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Saint Demetrios: The History of Thessaloniki’s Beloved Patron Saint

Saint Demetrios (or Dimitrios) is one of the most popular Christian saints not only in Greece but across the Orthodox Christian world, with millions...

Maria: The History Behind Greece’s Most Popular Female Name

As Greeks around the world prepare to celebrate "Summer Easter'' on Thursday, as the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is called in Greek popular...

Germans Return Priceless Saints Relics to Cyprus, Once Looted From the Occupied North

A priceless case which includes relics of nine Orthodox Christian saints was returned to Cyprus' Orthodox Church recently, and it was exhibited before the...

Controversial Documentary Claims Jesus Christ Was Greek

''Bible Conspiracies'', a new documentary series distributed by Worldwide Multimedia, suggests that Jesus Christ was not actually a Jewish man but a Greek philosopher called Apollonius...

Greek and Turkish Cypriots Begin Restoration of Historic Monastery

Greek and Turkish Cypriots have begun the restoration of the historic monastery of Saint Panteleimon in Myrtou, in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus. The...

Turkish Occupation Continues to Erase Cyprus’ Heritage

Since the military invasion of Cyprus by the Turkish army during the summer of 1974, countless reports have been published about the atrocities the...

Following Takedown, Holy Cross Raised Again in Lesvos

Just a week after a holy cross was destroyed, a new holy cross has been raised at the same location on the Greek island...

‘Loan Sharks!’: Athens Archbishop Ieronymos Criticizes Greece’s Creditors

Athens Archbishop Ieronymos told the Pan-Thracian Committee that Greece is being "blackmailed by its creditors." He described Greece as being water boarded. "They are...

Bishop Lashes Against LGBT Community After Crucifixion Advertising Gay Pride

Bishop Amvrosios of Kalavryta is clearly not pleased with the creation of a poster advertising Gay Pride Thessaloniki depicting the Crucifixion with hearts bearing...

Greek Holy Synod: Yoga Incompatible with Christianity

"The practice of yoga has no place in the lives of Christians," was the announcement made by the Holy Synod of the Church of...

St. George: The Most Beloved Saint in the World

George is the most popular name in Greece and Saint George is one of the most beloved saints throughout the Christian world. In hagiography,...

International Organ Festival Travels From Greece to Palestine and Israel

An International music event will be held for the first time in both Palestine and Israel with the hope of expanding, in the near future,...

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