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Greeks, Palestinians March to US Embassy Protesting Trump's Jerusalem Call

About 4,000 Greeks and Palestinians gathered in Athens and marched towards the U.S. embassy to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The protest was called by Palestinian organizations, the Youth section of the Greek...

Scientists: Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem is the Original Burial Site

Scientists confirm that what Christians believe to be the Tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem is indeed the original burial site of Christ, a monument the Romans built in the 4th century AD, a National Geographic report says. The finding follows...

Jewish Investors Believed to be Buying up Greek Patriarchate Land

Purchases of Greek Patriarchate land in Jerusalem by foreign-registered companies have infuriated some in the church amid claims they will change the status quo, according to the Times of Israel. Property developer, Michael Steinhardt, and Israeli businessman, David Sofer, acquired;...

Protests Against Jerusalem Patriarch Over Land Sales Intensify

Protests against Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem have grown in recent months following the discovery of documents stating that the church sold properties it owned in Jerusalem, which house thousands of residents, as well as assets in Jaffa, Caesarea...

Ancient Greek Inscription Found in Old City of Jerusalem

An ancient Greek inscription from the Byzantine era was found on a 1,500-year-old mosaic floor near the Damascus Gate, in the Old City of Jerusalem. The building that the floor belongs to is believed to have been a hostel for...

Greek Orthodox Church Aims to Block Jerusalem Property Sales in Court

  The Greek Orthodox patriarch in the Holy Land announced Saturday that his church will appeal an Israeli court decision that approved the sale of prime church property to companies representing Jews seeking to expand their presence in Jerusalem’s Old...

Greek PM in Jerusalem for the Completion of the Tomb of Jesus Restoration Works

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in Jerusalem for the completion of the restoration of the tomb of Jesus, which is ready to receive worshippers for Easter. A Greek restoration team from the National Technical University of Athens is responsible...

'This Tomb Is Alive!' Says Director of Holy Sepulchre Restoration Project [video]

"When we opened the tomb, we experienced a miracle. This tomb is alive! It sends the message of resurrection and hope," said Tonia Moropoulou, director of the Holy Sepulchre restoration project. Restoration works in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre...

After 200 Years Restoration Work Finally Begins on Jesus’ Tomb in Jerusalem

Finally after years of disputes the long-awaited conservation and restoration project on Jesus' Tomb where he was buried before his resurrection has begun. On Tuesday, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced that Mica Ertegun, the widow of Atlantic Records co-founder...

Jewish Extremists Disrupt Pentecostal Prayers of Greek Orthodox Leaders on Mount Zion

In accordance to various agreements, Christians are able to observe communal worship in the Cenacle on Mount Zion five times a year, including the important Christian celebration of the Pentecost. The Cenacle room on Mt Zion in Jerusalem is where two major events in the...