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Leading Economists and Politicians to Attend 4th Athens Democracy Forum from September 14-18

Is democracy good for business? Is liberal democracy compatible with religion? Should the major institutions of global governance be reformed, or scrapped? Do terrorist attacks justify giving greater powers to security forces? These and many more questions will be...

Orthodox Leaders Celebrate Pentecost While Russia's No-Show Mars Historical Meeting

On Sunday the leaders of Orthodox churches from around the world met in Crete for the Pan-Orthodox Council, the first gathering of its kind in over a millennium. The leaders held mass in the city of Heraklion on the Greek island...

Russian Patriarch Kirill Sends Message of Encouragement as Ecumenical Patriarch and Church Leaders Prepare to Hold Mass

Although the Russian Orthodox Church will not participate in the meetings for the Pan-Orthodox Council, the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has sent a message of encouragement to the Orthodox leaders who have gathered in Crete. Patriarch Kirill wrote that the disputes among Orthodox churches...

Ban Ki-moon Meets with PM Tsipras, President Pavlopoulos, Calls for Solidarity in Tackling the Refugee Crisis in Greece

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon came to Greece with a message of solidarity. Reuters reported that after a meeting with Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday, Ban Ki-moon told the press that "Greece should not be left alone to address this challenge on its own." Tsipras offered...