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“Athos Digital Heritage” Makes Mount Athos Treasures Accessible to All

Mount Athos' religious and cultural treasures can now be accessed by people all over the world through the Athos Digital Heritage platform, after the...

Muslims Decry Lack of Appropriate Burial Places in Greece

Sparked by the tragic death of a 27-year-old asylum seeker and mother of three from Afghanistan, Greece's Muslim community has requested more appropriate burial...

Greece Nominates Epirus Festivals for UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Listing

The Greek Ministry of Culture recently submitted an application to UNESCO in hopes that by the time of the traditional village celebrations of Epirus'...

Archbishop Ieronymos Urges People to Stay at Home in Address to the Nation

Ieronymos II, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Christian Church of Greece, addressed the nation on Friday afternoon in a televised message broadcasted by Greece's...

Bishop of Corfu Calls on People to Thwart Rules, Receive Communion in Churches

The string of dangerous and reckless statements by high-ranking members of the Orthodox Church of Greece seemingly have no end during the coronavirus pandemic,...

Greek Church Requests Coronavirus Exception to Conduct Liturgies Behind Closed Doors

The leadership of the Orthodox Christian Church of Greece requested an exemption from the coronavirus curfew measures in a letter sent to the Education...

PM Mitsotakis Declares ”We Are at War, Stay Safe, Stay at Home”

In a new wartime-like televised address to the nation, Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis informed the public about the latest emergency measures taken by...

Holy Communion in the Τimes of Coronavirus

As fears grow across the globe about the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, people in Greece and abroad are wondering if gatherings in churches...
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The Sound of Hagia Sophia, Recreated Centuries Later

The magnificent edifice of Hagia Sophia, which was constructed in the 6th century and served as a cathedral for almost one thousand years, is...

Diocese of Thessaloniki Ordains the City’s First African Deacon

Father George (Georgios), the first African deacon in the known history of the city’s diocese, was ordained a Deacon by Thessaloniki’s bishop Anthimos recently. Father George, who...

Greece Joins US-Led International Religious Freedom Alliance

Greece is among 27 nations which will participate in the nascent, US-led International Religious Freedom Alliance (IRF), which will adopt a collective approach in...

Epiphany: From Thrace to Cyprus, Greeks Celebrate the Blessing of the Waters

The Christian feast of the Epiphany was commemorated across Greece, Cyprus and all the world's Greek Orthodox communities on Monday, January 6th, with particular...

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