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Did Odysseus Travel to Ireland?

Homer's Odyssey tells the tale of Odysseus returning to his home after the Trojan War. For a variety of reasons, the trip is not an easy one. It takes him a full ten years to return home. But the journey from...

The Greek Orthodox Monk Who Established 19 Monasteries in America

The story of a Greek Orthodox monk who established 19 monasteries in North America is an epic of devotion to his faith and determination to achieve what others would find impossible. Elder Ephraim, also known as Ioannis Moraitis, was the...

Last Meal Rooted in Ancient Greece

In society, mentions of the "Last Meal" or "Last Supper" refer to two quite specific events. The first is secular and refers to the last meal of the unlucky prisoners who find themselves on death row. The second is...

US Piles Up on Anti-Radiation Drug

In a shocking turn of events on Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced the purchase of Amgen’s anti-radiation drug Nplate to the tune of $290 million. President Putin’s threats of Armageddon, it seems, have finally begun...

Greek, Ukrainian Orthodox Leaders in US to Hold Joint Prayer Service

Leaders of the Greek and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches in America will gather for a joint prayer service for Ukraine on Wednesday. A statement by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America says that His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, together with...

When Will Americans Be Allowed to Travel to Greece This Year?

Americans have been a major part of summer tourism in Greece. Although they may not make up the largest contingent of visitors, they spend more.

Early Studies Show Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine 90% Effective

Early studies show that the coronavirus vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, in collaboration with German company BioNTech, is 90% effective in protecting against the virus, according to data released on Monday. This marks a monumental stride in controlling...

President-Elect Biden Calls for Unity, Will be President “For All Americans”

In his victory speech in Wilmington, Delaware on Saturday evening, President-elect Joe Biden called for unity in an increasingly divided country. After jogging onto the stage wearing a mask, President-elect Biden, who received the most votes of a US presidential...

Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris Makes History

Vice President Elect Kamala Harris will make history as the first woman, African American, and South Asian American US Vice President. Harris reacted on Twitter to her own and President Elect Joseph R. Biden's projected win. "This election is about so...

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87

On Friday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to sit on the Supreme Court, passed away from complications from pancreatic cancer in Washington, D.C. She was 87. Ginsburg sat on the Supreme Court for 27 years. In that time, she...