Two of the most important Christian churches in the world, the church of St. Peter in Rome and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, are known to have some very impressive crypts and catacombs and so it is not surprising that a similar “underworld system” might exist under Hagia Sophia.
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In a project spanning 8 years, Costa Dantos has created a map of every Greek church across Australia which is now freely available to everyone through Google Maps.
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), co-founder and co-chair of Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, and…
Central Macedonia Regional Director Apostolos Tzitzikostas signed the final approval for the installation of solar…
From midnight tonight, wearing face masks across Greater Sydney NSW will be a compulsory and legal requirement in indoor venues including places of worship such as Greek Orthodox churches; in addition to cinemas, gaming areas, on public transport and for staff at hospitality venues, with failure to do so resulting in a $200 fine starting Monday.
As part of the awareness-raising campaign on the vaccination against the coronavirus, Greek Minister of Health Vassilis Kikilias met with Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and all of Greece on Tuesday.
The Forefeast of the Nativity of our Lord begins on December 20. From now on, most of the liturgical hymns in Greek Orthodox Churches worldwide will be concerned with the birth of Jesus Christ our Saviour.
One of the most loved and admired figures of the Greek Orthodox Church, the beloved chef of Mount Athos, Father Epifanios Mylopotaminos, has passed away at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.
The Feast of the Entrance into the Temple of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on November 21 each year. The Feast commemorates when as a young child, the Virgin Mary entered the Temple in Jerusalem.