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King of Spain Felipe Embraces His Self-Exiled Father Juan Carlos in Greece

The King of Spain Felipe VI publicly embraced his self-exiled father, former King Juan Carlos, at the funeral of former King of Greece Constantine in Greece on Monday. The two royals apparently did not even exchange a glance during the...

Former King of Greece Constantine Laid to Rest Near Athens

Former King of Greece Constantine II was laid to rest at the former royal residence of Tatoi, north of Athens on Monday afternoon. His sons former Prince Pavlos and Nikolaos carried the casket from the chapel in Tatoi, followed by...

Greece to Become Royal Hub for Former King Constantine’s Funeral

Greece is preparing to host several European royals who will be arriving to Athens for former King Constantine's funeral on Monday. The government has also decided to upgrade its representation. Among those who have confirmed attendance are: Felipe VI of...

Former King Constantine to Be Buried in Greece as Private Citizen

The government in Greece announced on Wednesday that former King Constantine will be buried on Monday as a private citizen at the former royal palace north of Athens. The funeral service will take place in Athens' Metropolis, as the government...

Biden Pays Final Respects to Queen Elizabeth; World Leaders Arrive for Funeral

US President Biden paid respects to Queen Elizabeth who died on September 8th, as dozens of world leaders arrive in London for the funeral on Monday. Biden has said the Queen reminded him of his mother. “She had that look, like...

UK’s Plan to Bus Foreign Leaders to Queen’s Funeral Faces Backlash

The UK is facing a diplomatic backlash over VIP travel arrangements for Queen Elizabeth's funeral, with many world leaders now seeking special permission to bypass arrangements, according to The Times. The Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO) has said that...

Ukrainian Priest Beaten By Russian Priest With Cross At Funeral

Footage showing a Ukrainian priest being attacked by a Russian priest with a cross during a soldier's funeral was leaked online.

When Greeks Defied the Nazis to Attend Great Poet Palamas’ Funeral

On a day like this on February 28 1943, Athens was mourning one of the nation's greatest poets: Kostis Palamas had died the day before.

Greece in Mourning as Fofi Gennimata Laid to Rest

Fofi Gennimata was laid to rest with full state honors Wednesday with the City of Athens covering the cost of the funeral in honor of her contributions to Greece. Crowds who lined the street as the funeral cortege made its...

Uganda’s Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga Laid to Rest

Hundreds of faithful, members of the Greek Orthodox hierarchy and Uganda officials gathered on Monday for the funeral of Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga who died earlier in September. A Greek flag was draped over the coffin of the spiritual leader of...