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Archbishop Elpidophoros Delivers Eulogy at Funeral of George Zapantis

A funeral was held for George Zapantis on Monday, June 29, where His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros gave the eulogy himself in the midst of family and friends of the young man, who died in police custody recently. The service comes...

Holy Cross Monument Vandalized Again on Lesvos

Police on the Aegean island of Lesvos are searching for the unknown assailants who once again vandalized the large Cross monument there on Tuesday evening. The huge white cross, which had been raised with funds sent by Greek-Australians, is located...

Following Takedown, Holy Cross Raised Again in Lesvos

Just a week after a holy cross was destroyed, a new holy cross has been raised at the same location on the Greek island of Lesvos. Leonidas Vorias, a 38 year-old volunteer firefighter and MMA champion, organized the process to...

Anger at Destroyed Holly Cross on Greece's Lesvos (video)

Locals reacted with anger after a Holy Cross was destroyed by unknown vandals earlier in the week on the Greek island of Lesvos. The symbol of Orthodoxy was erected by a religious group in September at the rocky shore of...

Jesus' True Cross in Hagia Sophia, Turkish Researchers Claim

The well-known Turkish journalist, Hıncal Uluç, citing years of intensive research by Turkish historian Radi Dikici, claims that the true cross of Jesus Christ is hidden within the church of Hagia Sophia, in Istanbul.  According to Dikici, an eminent Turkish byzantinologists and...