The Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem has issued a statement in response to newly announced measures…
As the greatest feast of Orthodoxy, Easter is celebrated in a unique way in every corner of Greece, with century-old local traditions being revived every year all across the country.
The Easter pot-smashing tradition in Corfu symbolises the creation of an ‘earthquake’ like what occurred following the first Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Despite restrictions, thousands gathered to watch the festivities this year.
This feast of feasts is the most significant day in the life of the Church. It is a celebration of the defeat of death, as neither death itself nor the power of the grave could hold our Saviour captive.