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Digital Exhibition Displays Treasures Held at Mt. Athos to Public

Through a digital exhibition, Athens Concert Hall is allowing visitors a rare glimpse into the treasures housed at Mt. Athos, including amazing codices, illuminated...

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...

Greek Churches to Offer Holy Week Liturgies– But Behind Closed Doors

A Joint Ministerial Decision of Greece's Ministries of Education and Health was published on Monday, specifying the way churches are allowed to operate between April...

Archbishop Ieronymos Hospitalized to Undergo Cardiac Pacemaker Surgery

The Archdiocese of Athens issued a statement on Saturday morning, informing the public that the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II has...

The Three Gifts of the Magi: The Most Precious Relics on Mount Athos

Among the innumerable treasures and holy relics preserved at the Holy Monastery of St. Paul on Mount Athos (in Greek Άγιον Όρος, meaning "Holy...

Monks Show Greek Philoxenia by Assisting Homeless Victims of Albania Quake

Representatives of the Albanian authorities recently visited the Monastery of Saint Blaise (Agios Vlasios) in Albania to express their gratitude for the generous hospitality...

Controversial Greek Orthodox Bishop Ambrosios Resigns

The bishop of Kalavryta and Aegialeia Ambrosios announced on Sunday morning that he is resigning from his post. Speaking during Sunday's service in the church...

Greece’s Folk Traditions for the Feast of the Ascension

June 6, 2019 is Ascension Day according to the Orthodox Christian Church. This great feast day in the Christian calendar has played a crucial...

Thousands Gather at Fort Roupel to Reenact Historic WWII Battle

Thousands of people made a kind of a pilgrimage on May 11 and 12 to the site of the battlefields surrounding Greece's legendary Fort...

Why Orthodox and Western Easter Are on Different Dates

Greece is slowly but surely coming closer to the great feast of Easter -- a religious occasion celebrated here with more gusto than in many...

Poll: Nine in Ten Greeks View their Culture as Superior

Almost nine out of ten Greeks (89 percent) believe that their culture is superior to others, while three quarters of those polled consider adherence...

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...

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