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Greek Orthodox Church Synod Rejects Deal to Cut Church and State Ties

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece on Tuesday rejected the deal which had been worked out between Archbishop Ieronymos and Greek Prime...

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...

US Ambassador Says US Supports the Reopening of Halki Seminary

Sam Brownback, the American Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, has stated that the United States will support the reopening of the Halki...

Epiphany: From Epirus, to Crete, the Blessing of the Waters

The Greek Orthodox feast of the Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th each year across the globe. This Epiphany, Greece found itself in the...

Tsipras, Archbishop Ieronymos Announce New Agreement Between Church and State

A new agreement between the Church of Greece and the Greek State was announced on Tuesday. This agreement followed a meeting between the Archbishop...

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...

A Journey with Symbolism: Bicyclist Connects Panagia Soumela Monasteries in Veria, Trabzon

In a long journey full of religious and cultural symbolism, 34 year-old George Lipiridis recently bicycled from the Panagia Soumela Monastery in the Greek...

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...

Rift Grows: Church of Russia Prohibits Pilgrimage to Mount Athos after Schism

The Orthodox Church of Russia has issued a decision prohibiting Russian pilgrims from visiting Mount Athos in Greece. This order follows the recent interruption...

Greek Islanders Climb the ‘Zig-Zag Path’ on Aug. 15 Feast Day

Folegandros is a small, quiet Greek island that remains virtually unknown to tourists. However, for Greeks, this island is steeped in the legend of the...

Why There Are as Many Chapels and Churches on Mykonos as There Are Families

When you think of Mykonos you think of one of the most popular party islands of the Greek islands, The truth of the matter...

Younger Greeks Turning their Back on Religion, New Research Claims

Greece is second among 106 countries where people under the age of 40 are less likely to say religion is "very important" in their...

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