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Greek Orthodox Patriarch Says Zionists Want to Expel Christians

The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday that Zionist groups are trying to expel Christians from the Holy Land. Theophilos and Abbas held a meeting in the President's Ramallah office during which...

Historic St. Catherine’s Monastery on Mount Sinai

Saint Catherine's Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai in the town of Saint Catherine, Egypt is one of the most important Christian monasteries in the world

The Greek Orthodox Church Where People From All Faiths Make a Wish

Panagia Vefa is a Greek Orthodox church in Istanbul when on the first day of each month people of all faiths go to make a wish

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Leading Orthodoxy for Three Decades

His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has completed 30 years as the spiritual leader of 300 million Greek Orthodox Christians worldwide

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Hospitalized in Washington DC

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew was hospitalized on Sunday in Washington DC just after he landed in the United States for an official visit. His All-Holiness was scheduled to hold a service at the Cathedral of Saint Sophia, but felt ill...

Biden to Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew During US Visit

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announced on Friday that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will meet with President Joe Biden during his visit to the United States. The Ecumenical Patriarch’s visit begins this Saturday, October 23. The visit to the US,...

Senators Want Special Reception For Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

United States Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) have led their colleagues in writing a letter on Thursday that calls for a special reception for Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. The Ecumenical Patriarch will arrive in the U.S....

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...

Archbishop Makarios Receives Apology from ABC Australia Over Report

ABC Australia has issued an apology to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and Archbishop Makarios after publishing a report that claimed Makarios had been using taxpayer money meant for old age homes on his own lifestyle. ABC's article was...

The Sound of Hagia Sophia, Recreated Centuries Later

The sound of Hagia Sophia was recreated recently by two scholars from California’s Stanford University by simply popping a balloon. Bissera Pentcheva, a professor of art history, has published a book on the subject titled “Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and...