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Archbishop Elpidophoros Updates US Faithful on Progress of St. Nicholas Shrine

Elpidophoros, the Archishop of America, informed the faithful in the monthly newsletter of New York City's St. Nicholas Shrine that, undaunted by last week's reconversion of the hallowed Hagia Sophia into a mosque, he will press on with the...

Muslims Call the Faithful to Pray in Hagia Sophia

A group called "Youth of the East" is calling on Muslims to gather for morning prayer in Hagia Sophia on Saturday, an ANT1 television report said. With posters plastered in the walls all over Istanbul, the group calls on all...

Countless Christian Churches in Greece Mark the Omnipotent Presence of Orthodoxy

Countless churches, chapels and shrines built in town squares, on mountain tops, in vast fields, inside caves in the rocks and everywhere one imagines, mark the omnipotent presence of Christian Orthodoxy in Greece. Official figures provided by the Church of...

Putin's Aide Visits Greece Despite Being on EU's Sanctions List

President Vladimir Putin's aide Vladislav Surkov has visited Mount Athos in Greece despite being on the European Union sanctions list, says a Time magazine report. In late May, Surkov reportedly accompanied the Russian President and several prominent Russian politicians and priests...