Saint Demetrios: The History of Thessaloniki’s Beloved Patron Saint
Saint Demetrios (or Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki is one of the most popular Christian saints not only in Greece but across the Orthodox Christian world, with millions of people bearing his name, in all of its many beautiful variations. Saint Demetrios...
Evicted 90-Year-Old Grandmother, Grandson Given New Home
A 90-year-old grandmother, whose eviction from her home and subsequent homelessness left Greeks outraged, has found a new home. The grandmother, who lived with her 25-year-old grandson and their dog, could no longer afford to pay the rent for her...
Thessaloniki Celebrates Liberation Day; President, PM Among Attendees
With a glorious doxology at the church of Saint Demetrios, Thessaloniki celebrated its 107th anniversary since the city's liberation from the Ottoman Turks and the feast day of her patron Saint, Demetrios. The liturgy was attended by the President of...