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Russian Church Infiltrating Greek Orthodox Churches, Former Deputy Minister Says

A member of the Greek parliament and former Deputy Minister of Education and Religious Affairs, Angelos Syrigos, has called out the Russian Church for its attempts to infiltrate the Greek Orthodox patriarchates and churches, according to a recent article...

Tarpon Springs Epiphany 2024: The Largest Celebration Outside Greece

As happens every year, thousands flocked to Tarpon Springs, Florida to celebrate the Greek Orthodox Epiphany with the traditional diving for the Cross. Tarpon Springs, which has a large and thriving Greek community, hosts one of the most popular Epiphany...

Who Were the 20,000 Christian Martyrs of Nicomedia?

On December 28, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the death of the 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia, modern Izmit in Turkey, who were burned to death at the order of the Roman Emperor Maximian in the year 303. At the turn...

Hezbollah Bombs Greek Orthodox Church in Israel

The Israel Defense Forces confirmed that a Hezbollah anti-tank missile hit the St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church in Iqrit, northern Israel, wounding a civilian. “The attack is not only a clear violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1701 but also...

Besieged Christians in Gaza’s Greek Orthodox Church Receive Christmas Aid

Christians sheltering in the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Porphyrius in northern Gaza received food and humanitarian aid on Christmas Eve from the Air Force of Jordan. A plane parachuted the supplies to the people stranded in the Church as...