On April 21, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration changes from year to year.
The Holy Synod, the Church of Greece's administrative body, called for continued dialogue with the state but took a strong stand against any changes in the payroll of priests and lay staff proposed by the state, it said on Wednesday.
Greece has moved a step closer to opening its first crematorium, passing a decree that paves the way for a facility to be built in Athens despite persistent criticism from the Orthodox church.
The hierarchy of the Church of Greece is to convene an emergency meeting on Thursday to reach a decision regarding the government’s proposal for the separation of Church and state after the first round of talks between a special committee…
A two day religious conference will be held in Athens on the last day of February. The conference entitled Religious and Ecclesiastical Diplomacy in the 21st Century will touch upon the major religious and operational issues related to…
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Wednesday in the Theological School of Halki.
Municipal authorities in Istanbul have given the go-ahead for the construction of the first Orthodox church in the city since 1923, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported on Wednesday.
The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople on Sunday presented a decree of independence to the head of the nascent Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
Every year, Orthodox Christians begin celebrating the Nativity of Christ on the Christmas Day. However, the preparations for the celebrations start much before that.
Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece expressed support for talks between the clergy and the state on proposals that regulate clergy payroll and church assets, following a Holy Synod meeting on Tuesday.