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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...

Mt. Athos Monastery Quarantined After Eight Monks Diagnosed with Covid

Greek health authorities ordered an Orthodox monastery on Mount Athos to be placed under quarantine on Monday after at least eight confirmed cases of...

Hike and Mountainbike Across Greece with Alexander the Great

A series of new hiking and mountainbiking tours were presented by Greek tourist agencies as part of the "Cities of Alexander the Great" initiative...

US Ambassador in Awe of Mt. Athos Orthodox Monastery

US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt has visited the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mount Athos in northern Greece, describing the religious community as "a...

AEK Fans Unfold Banner in Support of Esphigmenou Monastery’s Convicted Monks

A group of about 20 AEK fans unfurled a banner on the staircase above the Monument to the Unknown Soldier on Syntagma square on...

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow Receives Greek PM Tsipras

The Russian people and its Church feel compassion for their spiritual brothers the Greeks and wish their government success in its mission for a...

Mt. Athos Monks Say Politicians Unwanted

The monks living at the Holy Mount Athos have decided not to allow the participation of any political person in the festive events for...

Mt. Athos Monks Battle Police Over Eviction

Angry monks at the Esphigmenou Monastery in the monastic community of Mount Athos in northern Greece, refusing to obey an eviction order, tossed Molotov...

Mt. Athos Monks Refuse To Be Taxed

Leaders of the Holy Mountain on Mt. Athos are threatening to exclude politicians from their functions of the holy site for the 100th anniversary...

Mt. Athos Bureau Eyed for St. Petersburg

In his greeting speech during the Central Conference of the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia, Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris discussed with Russian authorities the...

Mt. Athos Draws More Pilgrims – Men Only

More and more people are visiting  the “Holy Mountain” of Mt. Athos, a self-governed peninsula in northeastern Greece, which has been attracting pilgrims to...

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