Tag: church

Church in Western Thrace vandalised by unknown assailants

For the fourth time, the small church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in ​​Nea Petra in Rodopi was targeted by unknown assailants. Unprecedented vandalism and extensive damage was revealed. It…

Vandals desecrate church in Xanthi

At the center of an unexplained attack by unknown vandals was a small church located next to the inactive factory of SEVATH in Xanthi in northeast Greece near the Turkish border. It…

Hagia Sophia – Then, Now, Always

Constantinos Patralis “But it’s a UNESCO heritage site!!” What a strange way to begin this conversation, rarely does one ask a question, make a statement or a comment even. It’s somehow unavoidable…

Greece extends restrictions for places of worship

Greece has extended the restriction measures for all religious gatherings/places of worship until August 21. The Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) was issued by the Education and Religion ministry and the Health Ministry…

The Feast of Holy Pentecost

The Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated each year on the fiftieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha (Easter) and ten days after the Feast of the Ascension of…

LIVE STREAMING: Sunday 7th June 2020 Church Service

GCT is live streaming Pentecost Sunday Matins, Divine Liturgy & Kneeling Service – 7th June 2020, bringing the church into everyones home. You can watch it here: Greek City Times Facebook Greek…

Church gatherings increase from 50 to 100 people

A Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) issued by the Education and Religion ministry and the Health Ministry, allows religious gatherings/places of worship in Greece to increase from 50 to 100 people. The decision…

LIVE STREAMING: Sunday 31st May 2020 Church Service

GCT is live streaming Sunday Matins, Divine Liturgy & Memorial Services – 31st May 2020, bringing the church into everyones home. You can watch it here: Greek City Times Facebook Greek City…

LIVE STREAMING: Sunday 24th May 2020 Church Service

GCT is live streaming Sunday Matins, Divine Liturgy & Memorial Services – 24th May 2020, bringing the church into everyones home. You can watch it here: Greek City Times Facebook Greek City…

Churches in Greece have opened to the faithful

On Sunday morning, churches in Greece opened and bells rung to welcome the faithful after weeks of staying away, due to the ban imposed on mass gatherings to curb the spread of the coronavirus.…

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