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Refugee Crisis Brings Greek Orthodox and Muslims Together in Prayer (Video)

A surprising incident took place on the Greek island of Lesvos. Greek Orthodox Christians and Muslims gathered in order to pray together for the...
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Why Greek Easter Is Better than… Just Easter!

  By Olga Militsi Easter is celebrated around the world, but Greeks usually observe it later (see why here) and it's actually called Pascha, the word which means...

Holy Tuesday; What Do We Celebrate?

In the Greek Orthodox Church, Holy Tuesday is dedicated to the holy gospel referring to Christ’s denunciation against the religious leaders of Israel, the...

Health Clinic in Northern Greece Treats the Poor

Social health clinic "Hygeia" in Thessaloniki provides relief to around 350 poor and uninsured Greek citizens. The clinic is even visited by parents who are...

Greek Minister Against the Establishment of Islamic Studies Department

Greek Minister of Macedonia and Thrace Georgios Orfanos stated that he is against the idea of establishing an Islamic Studies department at the Theological...

Cremation with a Simple Written Statement

The Greek government gave the green light for the opening of cremation centers, with an amendment to the Environment Ministry bill. The regulations, signed by Interior...

Greek Epiphany Celebrations Through the Centuries

By Pamela Lytra Epiphany is an important religious celebration for all Greeks and Orthodox Christians. The day on which Jesus was baptized symbolizes the regeneration...

SYRIZA Wants State Break With Church

A proposal by a Member of Parliament from the major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party for separation from the government with...

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