On Saturday, a video emerged online of a historic Orthodox church in Izmir being used as a nightclub. The decision to host an electronic music dance party in a religious building has been deemed disrespectful by some Christians and...
Greece has many beautiful sights for you to check out while you are visiting the country. One thing you want to be sure to add to your itinerary is visiting some of the ancient, historical Greek monasteries. Here are ten...
This year, the colorful tradition of the rouketopolemos, or "rocket war" on Chios island, Greece will be broadcast live thousands of miles away in Las Vegas. Every Easter, celebrants on Chios celebrate the Easter occasion by commencing the rocket war...
The Greek Orthodox use the calendar devised by Julius Caesar -- the Roman general turned dictator -- versus the calendar tweaked by the Pope.
Born on December 29, 1716 in the Tidewater of Virginia, Philip Ludwell III was America's first Orthodox convert.
The East–West Schism that occurred in 1054 represents one of the most significant and tragic events in the history of Christianity. Eastern and Western Christians had a history of differences and disagreements, some dating back to the earliest days...
The peninsula of Mount Athos is home to twenty monasteries where only monks are allowed to live and only males are allowed to visit.
Saint Nicholas Shrine, the church that was built on the site of the only church that was demolished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, will be illuminated on Friday night like a beacon of light going into...