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The Magnificent Church of Saint Nicholas at Syros Island, Greece

The Church of Saint Nicholas, a magnificent church in Ermoupolis, the capital of Syros island, took 22 years to build. Overlooking the Cycladic island, Saint Nicholas' construction began in 1848, according to the designs of a Greek architect named G. Metaxas....

Greek PM Mitsotakis Meets Archbishop Elpidophoros Putting Spat Behind

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met Archbishop Elpidophoros on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Friday, seemingly putting behind the spat caused by the Archbishop's participation at a Turkish event earlier in the week. They discussed issues of...

Archbishop of Uganda Orthodox Church, Jonah Lwanga, Passes Away

The Uganda Orthodox Church announced on Sunday that Archbishop Jonah Lwanga passed away at an Athens hospital where he was receiving treatment. No details were released on the cause of his death. Jonah Lwanga was the spiritual leader of more...

Why Are There as Many Churches on Mykonos as There Are Families?

Why is the Greek island of Mykonos home to so many churches, chapels, and monasteries?

The Best Kept Acropolis Secret is Inside the Sacred Rock

Best Kept Acropolis Secret is Below the Sacred Rock The Acropolis best kept secret is a chamber below the sacred rock in Athens

“Flying Priests” Mark Holy Saturday’s First Resurrection in Greece

The tradition of the “Flying Priest” from the Greek island of Chios has now spread in many parts of Greece and Cyprus

Greek Orthodox Church of Uganda Celebrates Easter With Splendor

The Greek Orthodox Church of Uganda celebrated the Holy week with splendor and devotion.

Greek Good Friday Procession Tweaked for Coronavirus

This year, Greeks gathered for the mournful Good Friday "Epitaphio" procession under different conditions than usual due to coronavirus restrictions. 

Treasure Hunters Ruin Historical Church in Samsun, Turkey

A Greek church that dates back to the Byzantine era, located in the Ayaklıalan District of Samsun in Turkey was plundered recently by treasure hunters.

Nikos Magginas, Photographer of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Dies

Nikos Magginas, the personal photographer of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople died on Saturday.