Tag: Orthodoxy

New app offers virtual pilgrimage to Greek monasteries 3

New app offers virtual pilgrimage to Greek monasteries

“VR Pilgrim” is the first aрр in the world that enables smartphone users to virtually travel to the most mysterious and inaccessible places of Christian heritage, from the comfort of their homes.…

Erdogan says he plans to turn Hagia Sophia into a Mosque  6

Erdogan says he plans to turn Hagia Sophia into a Mosque 

Speaking on national television TGRT HABER yesterday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip spoke of Hagia Sophia, one of the most important and historic churches of Orthodoxy, saying, “After the election, entry to Hagia…

Sunday of Orthodoxy, Great Lent 8

Sunday of Orthodoxy, Great Lent

Today is Sunday of Orthodoxy, which is the first Sunday of Great Lent. The dominant theme of this Sunday since 843 has been that of the victory of the icons. In that…

The Byzantine Antiquity of Mount Athos and Orthodoxy 10

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…