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Fire Breaks Out in Greek Orthodox Church of Sydney, Australia

A fire broke out at the historic Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Theotokos, a Greek Orthodox church in Sydney, Australia on the evening of Thursday, September 30. The fire caused significant damage to the interior of the historic and...

The Priest Who Lost His Church in the Massive Fire of Evia, Greece

The destruction of an old Greek Orthodox church in Kokkinomilia was one of the many sad losses Evia has suffered after the fires that ravaged the island. Villages were evacuated and left to the infernos, hundreds of houses were destroyed,...

Bartholomew Foundation to Provide Financial Freedom to Ecumenical Patriarchate

Karloutsos is launching the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Foundation aiming to make the Ecumenical Patriarchate financially independent

Turkey Slams Head of Greek Church, Ieronymos, for “Insulting Islam”

Turkey slammed Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronymos, for his remarks during a television interview on Sunday about Islam. "These provocative expressions of Archbishop Ieronimos, which incite the society to hostility and violence against Islam, also show the frightening...

Covid-19: Deaths Surpass 5,000 in Greece

Total deaths with Covid-19 have surpassed 5,000 in Greece, as 54 people with the virus passed away in the country on Monday.

Greek Church Defies Governmental Closures

The Greek Church, after a decision by the Holy Synod, stood defiant on Monday after a governmental decree ordered them to shut their doors.

Greek Orthodox Church Drags Its Feet in the Age of Coronavirus

As Kuwait authorities have temporarily closed mosques and changed the Muslim call to prayer to deal with the spread of coronavirus, the Greek Orthodox Church is refusing to take drastic steps as at least 190 cases and three fatalities...

Greek Government Attacks Court Decision on Religion Lessons

The Greek government has launched an attack on the Council of State after this week's decision that changes in grade-school religion lessons are unconstitutional. The decision concerns policy changes made by former education minister Nikos Filis. The Church of Greece...

Greek Church Holds Emergency FYROM Meeting

Greek media are reporting that an emergency meeting of the country's senior Orthodox clergy has been called over the 'Macedonia' name dispute. The reports follow public differences, emerging from within the Greek Orthodox Church, over Sunday’s major rally in Thessaloniki, against the...

Greek Church Torn Over FYROM Rallies

Differences continue to emerge within the Greek Orthodox Church over approaches to the ‘Macedonia’ issue, with Sunday’s major rally in Thessaloniki exacerbating a rift among senior clergy. There also appears to be uncertainty over whether church authorities in Athens should...