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Holy Light Arrives from Jerusalem to Athens Despite Coronavirus Curfew

An Aegean Airlines special flight carrying the Holy Light from Jerusalem arrived in Athens on Holy Saturday afternoon. This year the Holy Light arrived in Greece from the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem under very strict measures due to...

92-Year-Old Greek Heroine Meets Jewish Family She Helped Save During Holocaust

92-year-old Melpomeni Dina, from the town of Veria in northern Greece, met for the first time on Sunday in Jerusalem the descendants of a Jewish family she helped save during the Holocaust. One by one, the 40 descendants of the...

1,400-Year-Old Byzantine Church Near Jerusalem Uncovers Enigma

An important archaeological discovery, which perhaps poses more questions than it answers, was made public on Wednesday by members of the Israel Antiquities Authority. After three years of painstaking excavations, a Byzantine-era Christian church with spectacular, well-preserved mosaics and frescoes...

Ancient Greek Earring Unveiled in Jerusalem

An ancient Greek gold earring found last year in Jerusalem has been revealed by the Israeli authorities. The jewellery, around 2,000 years old and fashioned to look like a horned animal, was finally unveiled by the Israel Antiquities Authority on...

Holy Fire Arrives in Greece Ahead of Easter

The Holy Fire from Jerusalem arrived in Athens by airplane on Saturday, ahead of Easter celebrations in Greece. The flame was received with the protocol reserved for heads of state after Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem handed it to a Greek...