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Holy Light Arrives in Greece with Head of State Honors

The presidential aircraft carrying the Holy Light from Jerusalem arrived at the Elefsis Military Airport at 20:20 on Holy Saturday. Greek officials received the Holy...

Corfu Celebrates Resurrection with Traditional Pot Smashing (video)

Thousands of locals and visitors commemorated the First Resurrection at noon on Holy Saturday with the traditional pot smashing ritual in Corfu's city center. According to...

Holy Saturday: The Last Day of Great and Holy Week

The last day of Great and Holy Week is Holy Saturday -- the day on which the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Jesus’ burial and his...

‘Botides’: Corfu’s Unique Holy Saturday Tradition

As every Holy Saturday morning, the Greek island of Corfu was packed again by locals and tourists who came to attend the "Botides" tradition that takes...

Holy Saturday: The Day of the Resurrection

Holy Saturday is the last day of Holy Week and Lent. On Saturday, the chief priests and Pharisees asked Pontius Pilate to secure Jesus...

Holy Saturday – The Last Holy Week Day

Holy Saturday is the last day of Holy Week and Lent. On Saturday, the chief priests and Pharisees asked Pontius Pilate to secure Jesus...

Nikos Dimou Says ‘Holy Fire’ Jet Flight Is Waste of Money

The Greek writer Nikos Dimou suggested on Wednesday that since the Holy Fire, which is brought every Holy Saturday from Jerusalem, is not a...

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