Mount Athos - actually a 335 sq km (130 sq miles) peninsula - may be the largest area in the world from which women, and female animals, are banned.
Archbishop of Constantinople Bartholomew released the speach in churches on Cheesefare Sunday, February 26, immediately after the Holy Gospel.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Pew research showed that Greeks were the people that considered their religious faith an integral part of their national identity. To the question "Being a Christian is very important for being truly a (country/nationality)", 54% Greeks…
On 31st January 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, received at the Patriarchal See, the Chief of the General Naval Staff of Greece, Vice Admiral Nikolaos Tsounis, as part of his official visit…