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.
A delegation of the Holy Association of Greek Clergymen met on Friday with Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos to discuss the framework of the proposed agreement between the Greek State and the Church.
The Holy Synod of the Hierarchy of the Church of Greece concluded an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the proposed agreement between Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for changes to…