Greek Orthodox Church
Turkey violated international law by converting the Byzantine-era cathedral into a mosque, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America claims.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and thousands of other Muslims gathered for Friday prayers at the nearly 1,500-year-old house of worship.
Biden trumpeted a fight for the "soul of the nation." The Mooch said he's still a Republican, and is searching for a GOP candidate to challenge Trump, who has "lost his mind."
The law was adamantly opposed by the Greek Orthodox Church.
Earlier this month – inauspiciously, it was the Ides of March – I returned to my old friend alcohol after a month of sobriety
My whole life I’ve wanted a Godchild but no one would let me baptize their kid. However all that changed when one of my best
Katerina Mina is tall, blonde and chic. She is also a much lauded spinto soprano who has appeared on countless stages and
A study of 13 European countries found that supporters of populist radical right parties were relatively non-religious. With the exception of Poland, higher levels of Christian religiosity were weakly or negatively associated with voting for the populist radical right.
We became instant friends because we had so much in common: we both love God and Jesus Christ, work in film and television, he's also an author, love music -- he performs and I listen, and we both recently converted to Christian Orthodoxy and love Church.
I was in Greece last week and experienced a country completely different than was being portrayed on TV, amazed at how political and economic considerations could color the news so darkly.
Prodromou suggests the second reason church leaders are supporting the "yes" vote is that they feel the humanitarian crisis
All in all, a fascinating time in magnificent scenery amid spectacular architecture, even if the faith thing doesn't really work for me.
Megisti Lavra perches majestically atop a cliff 520 feet above the crashing foam and rocks, more like a small walled town. On the outside, you have the regulation square tower and the jutting painted wooden balconies. Within, there are a whole series of buildings.
Overwhelmed by the savagely wild beauty of its forested mountains, precipitously rugged cliffs and plunging emerald valleys, she asked her son, who just happened to be God, to make it her garden which, true to filial piety, he did.
Here's my hardworking crew for the Greece shoot: cameraman Karel Bauer, our wonderful local Greek guide Patty Staikou, and
Just before midnight on Easter Saturday, Nafplio's main square fills with people. The bishop gives a blessing and declares that Christ is risen. Then the candlelight (which came to Nafplio from Jerusalem via Athens, as it does each Easter) is brought out and sparks a sea of flickering flames, as it spreads from candle to candle.
With huge emotion and commotion, the epitaph is carried out of the church and into the city...and the Good Friday procession
In the Greek Orthodox tradition, the events of Good Friday begin late Thursday night, and proceed step by step with elaborate