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The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

On the 14th of September, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast of the Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross, which is a blessed day and a celebration of the…

Yoga incompatible for Orthodox Christians 3

Yoga incompatible for Orthodox Christians

The Orthodox Church of Greece has announced yoga as “absolutely incompatible” with Christianity and not a “kind of exercise” since “yoga is a fundamental part of the religion of Hinduism.” The Synodal…

Hagia Sophia

Turkish Islamic leader calls for Muslim prayers in Hagia Sophia

The Religious and Foundation Employees’ Union (Diyanet Bir-Sen) called for the first Friday prayer after the coronavirus pandemic to be performed in Hagia Sophia. Friday is considered the Holy Day in Islam.…

Do you know who the greatest 100 Greeks from Skopje are? 7

Do you know who the greatest 100 Greeks from Skopje are?

The current situation and the exact population of the Greek Community of Skopje is not known, as government data from the 2002 census did not reflect the reality and the number was…

Jesus is the reason for the season 9

Jesus is the reason for the season

Christmas is just around the corner and many are feeling the frustration and chaos frantically trying to tackle shopping centre crowds for last minute gift purchases and pushing loaded shopping trolleys down…

Ecumenical Patriarch

Ecumenical Patriarch prays for fire-stricken Greece and Turkey

The spiritual head of the world’s orthodox Christians, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew today expressed his deep sorrow over chaos and destruction caused from the fires ravaging both Greece and Turkey. “I would like to…

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