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Elder Paisios

Thousands of Greek Orthodox Faithful Gather at St. Paisios' Tomb on Feast Day

Thousands of worshippers defied the Covid-19 scare to travel to Thessaloniki over the weekend in order to pay their respects to Greek Orthodox Saint Paisios, whose tomb is located at the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian. Elder Paisios was...

Thousands Queue to Worship at Tomb of Greek Saint (video)

Thousands of people queued from early in the morning on Wednesday to pray at the  tomb of Saint Paisios in northern Greece. On Thursday, July 12, the Orthodox Church celebrates the memory of Elder Paisios, whose holy canonization was made on...

Large Crowd Gathers at Elder Paisios Tomb on Death Anniversary (video)

Thousands of worshipers traveled to Thessaloniki, Greece, in order to pay their respects to the Elder Paisios, whose tomb is located at the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian. Elder Paisios was canonized on January 13, 2015 by the Holy...

Elder Paisios Predicted the Brexit 20 Years Ago

Elder Paisios, a Greek saint that is the Nostradamus of Greece, was canonized last year. The well-known monk of Mount Athos was considered a sage ascetic and was sought after for advice by many believers. Twenty years ago, he had...

Some Greeks Turn to Elder Paisios' Prophecies on Russia-Turkey Conflict

The tension that was created after the shooting down of a Russian jet fighter by Turkish warplanes has led several Greeks to refer to Elder Paisios' prophecies about war between Russia and Turkey. The ascetic monk Paisios, who became Saint...

Elder Paisios Canonized by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

Elder Paisios has been canonized on Tuesday by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople as he was unanimously accepted by the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church. As reported by the Ecumenical Patriarchate, he is now Saint Paisios and is added in...

Elder Paisios Soon to be Canonized

Elder Paisios the Athonite (1924-1994), one of the greatest and most revered Elders of the Orthodox Church of our time, is well-known for his spiritual teachings. His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew announced that the Holy Mountain Elder will be...

Amnesty Blasts Monk Mocker Conviction

The conviction and 10-month suspended sentence for a Greek blogger who mocked a respected monk should cause "serious concern," the human rights group Amnesty International said, expressing its reservations over the prosecution of the man for creating a parody...

Greek Internet Personality Sentenced

A 10-month suspended sentence was imposed by the court on 27-year-old Filippos Loizos, who became known in Greece through his humorous Facebook page “Geron Pastitsios.” He was convicted for habitual blasphemy and offense of religion. Loizos appealed, while the...

What's In Elder Paisios' Lucky Bread?

Elder Paisios of Mount Athos, a well-known Eastern Orthodox monk from Farasa, Cappadocia, had made a recipe for Lucky Bread and a disputed recipe is said to be going around. The recipe is supposed to bring luck to whoever uses...