Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met with the Special Adviser to the Director-General of UNESCO, Mounir Bouchenaki…
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide, announced he plans to be vaccinated against covid and urged the faithful to also get vaccinated when their time comes.
The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church on Monday said it will open churches to the faithful during the Epiphany celebration on January 6.
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.
In a beautiful display of association and under the guidance of His Grace Bishop Emillianos, the St Ypomoni Family and Friends Ministry are hosting their inaugural Children’s Short Film Competition.
“My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves around its axis, God himself moves around its axis, as the church has no obvious front and back,” Greek architect Costas Papatheodorou said about his creation – the Orthodox church of Agia Fotini of Mantinea – which has become known as the second most mysterious church in the world.
Following by his mother’s shock cancer diagnosis, Chris Vlahonasios founded the Byzanfest Orthodox Film Festival as a way to “let light shine through that cloud.” Chris shares with Greek City Times the ‘behind the scenes’ of Byzanfest 2020, gives the run down on this year’s award winners, and imparts important messages of faith to our youth.