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Alternate Tourism Routes in Kythira

Legends say that Kythera was the birth place of Celestial Venus, the goddess of pure platonic love. Maybe that's why visitors to the island should...

Ramadan Draws to an End – A Look at Its Origins and a Greek...

The 1st of August marked the first day of a special month for Muslim communities all around the world. Ramadan, which is the ninth...

Shariah Abolished for Greek Muslims

According to an article of the Greek newspaper “Eleftherotypia”, under the scope of reforms in the Greek Family Law, the Shariah will be...

Events for the End of Ramadan at Kalatravas Stadium

According to newsbeast.gr, the stadiums OAKA and SEF will be used by Muslim communities who live in Athens,  to celebrate the end of...

Low Tourist Traffic in Popular Religious Destinations on Assumption Day

Hoteliers in the popular religious destinations of the country are disappointed with this year's low touristic traffic, as many of the rooms still remain...

Historical Churches of Athens Renovated

According to an article in the Greek newspaper “Kathimerini”, two of the most historical churches of Athens, the church of Agios Konstantinos across...

Olympic Stadium Hosts Muslims for Ramadan

Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, has arrived. The Education and Religion Ministry announced that Olympic Stadium (OAKA) and the Peace and Friendship Stadium (SEF)...

10 Stolen Byzantine Icons Return to Greece

Ten valuable Byzantine icons stolen from the villages of Koukouli Zagoriou in Giannena and Samarina of Grevena, Northern Greece, were discovered in auctions...

Live Broadcast of Church Service at Panagia Soumela

Thanks to the Greek satellite HELLAS SAT 2, which is used for free broadcasts upon demand, churchgoers will have the ability to watch...

15 Million Euro for Mosque in Votanikos, Athens

Construction of the mosque in the Votanikos region of Athens was officially announced, with the amendment in question included in the bill of the Ministry...

International Parish of Hagia Sophia Association Files Lawsuit at EU Court of Justice

  Members of the “International Parish of Hagia Sophia Association” stated during a press conference at the Hellenic American Union in Athens,  that there isn't any progress...

Should Church Pay More Taxes due to Financial Crisis?

This is the third year Greece is dealing with a financial crisis and some propose that since salaries have been cut  and people are becoming unemployed, maybe...

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