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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Halki Theological School will be opened soon

The time when the Halki Theological School will be reopened is near, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said during his meeting with a delegation of the AHEPA Hellenic Association. During the meeting, special mention was made of the intensive efforts on the part of the US Senate to reopen the Theological School.

The tradition of the Epitaphios procession

In Greece, and in the Greek Orthodox world in general, Easter holds great importance. Customs and practices are more closely linked with the religious aspect of the holiday, compared to Christmas, and are usually observed even by the less…

Easter: the biggest religious holiday in Greece

Greece plays host to religious festivals with deeply rooted customs and centuries-old traditions all year round. One of the greatest celebrations of Christianity is Easter. The faithful Christians all over Greece follow the Holy Week ritual…