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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...

Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem Calls for Peace as Violence Escalates

The Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem released a statement calling for an end of violent acts against Palestinians on Sunday.

St. George: The Most Beloved Saint in the World

George is one of the most popular names in Greece and Saint George is one of the most beloved saints throughout the Christian world.

Good Friday: a Day of Fasting, Mourning and Solemn Processions

For Greek Orthodox believers, Good Friday is a day of fasting and absolute mourning. The Greek Orthodox Church reminds us about Jesus’ journey to the Cross and death, about his burial and the triumph of evil over good, until the...

Emotional Hymn of Kassiane Reverberates Across Greece on Holy Tuesday

The Gospels take center stage on Holy Tuesday in the Orthodox church, as Greeks move closer to the end of Lent and Easter Sunday.

Financial Scandal Envelops Greek Orthodox Church in Australia

The Greek Orthodox Church in Australia has been accused of taking millions of dollars from taxpayer-funded aged care homes.

Nikos Magginas, Photographer of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Dies

Nikos Magginas, the personal photographer of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople died on Saturday.

The Timeless Easter Traditions of Greece

The Greek Orthodox Church is blessed with rich, colorful and symbolic Easter traditions that Greeks have followed for centuries.

Germany Says No to Greek Orthodox Holy Communion Over Coronavirus Fears

The German government has decided to ban Holy Communion in the form it is given to Orthodox Christians in fear that it is conducive to the spread of coronavirus and endangers public health. Even though the Divine Liturgy in Orthodox...