Tag: Christianity

What Father's Day means in the Orthodox Church 3

What Father’s Day means in the Orthodox Church

Around Australia, thousands of Greeks celebrate Father’s Day. Father’s Day truly honours fatherhood – fathers, pappou’s (grandfathers) and those who are a father figure in our lives. We also celebrate the influence…

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Greek PM invites Pope Francis to Greece

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State, Pope Francis discussed the global challenge posed by the coronavirus pandemic and the…

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Palm Sunday Traditions

The Feast of Palm Sunday, commemorates Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem and the Resurrection of Lazarus, as these two feasts are linked. Given the global pandemic this year, unfortunately the faithful are…

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The Silent Death of the Innocent

By Chrysanthe Ntemos Through each epoch of mankind well before Christ and after his Resurrection, man has evolved through different stages as to the perception of life, the meaning through existence the…

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Shots fired on Religious Icons on Thasos island

Icons depicting Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, have been shot in two churches on the northern Aegean island of Thasos. The shocking discovery was made on Monday by worshippers who visited the…

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Feast Day of Agios Themistocles

On December 21 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Holy Martyr Themistocles, protector of persecuted Christians. Holy Martyr Themistocles lived in the city of Myra of Lycia during the reign of the…

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The Byzantine Antiquity of Mount Athos and Orthodoxy

The most prominent of all Orthodox faith commences at the sacred Monasteries of Agion Oros and where Mount Athos protrudes amongst all with divine glory. It is the sanctuary, with which herritage…

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Greece ranks as most religious country in Europe

Greece has been ranked as the most religious country in Europe, with 92 percent of Greeks stating they believe in God, according to a survey conducted by Pew Research Center in 2015-17…

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