Heatwave to Blaze Through Greece Over Easter
A heatwave is expected to hit Greece over the Easter period, with temperatures peaking at 38°C (100°F) on Sunday in some parts of the country.
Emotional Hymn of Kassiane Reverberates Across Greece on Holy Tuesday
The Gospels take center stage on Holy Tuesday in the Orthodox church, as Greeks move closer to the end of Lent and Easter Sunday.
Covid-19: Deaths Surpass 10,000 in Greece
Experts fear that after Easter, when the country will begin the process of reopening after lockdown, cases of Covid-19 could spike in Greece.
Cyprus Under Strict Lockdown Over Easter
On Friday, a strict two-week lockdown over Easter in Cyprus was announced by the Minister of Health, with exceptions for Easter celebrations.
Greece To Crack Down On Travel Ahead Of Easter
On Friday, Greece announced severe restrictions of movement in order to avoid a spike of coronavirus cases due to Easter celebrations.
President Biden Sends Letter of Thanks to Archbishop Elpidophoros
President Biden sent a letter to Archbishop Elpidophoros, thanking him for the remarks that he shared on Greek Independence Day.
The Timeless Easter Traditions of Greece
The Greek Orthodox Church is blessed with rich, colorful and symbolic Easter traditions that Greeks have followed for centuries.
Catholics in Greece Celebrate Easter Amid Coronavirus Restrictions
Catholic and Protestant Christians across Greece celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 4.
Greece Celebrates Tsiknopempti Under Lockdown
Tsiknopempti is going to look a lot different this year due to Greece's strict anti-virus measures and national lockdown.
Greece to Finally Celebrate Pascha on Tuesday
For the first time ever in history, the Greek Orthodox faithful will celebrate the Resurrection of Christ on a Tuesday, instead of the traditional Saturday midnight liturgy earlier in the Spring. Due to the coronavirus pandemic the traditional Pascha celebration...