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Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens receives an honourable welcome in Damascus, Syria (VIDEO)

Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece received an honourable welcome in the Syrian capital after being greeted at Beirut International Airport in Lebanon by Patriarch John X of Antioch on March 21. The Archbishop travelled from Beirut to Damascus and was warmly welcomed by the Scouts of the Holy Cross Church once he… […]

The Antiochian Church is Playing a Key Role in Aiding the Victims of the Earthquake and the West Should help

The Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, John X, stated to the congregation last Sunday during Meatfare Sunday in Lebanon that Antioch had been emptied of its already diminishing Christian community following the devastating earthquake that rocked southeast Turkey and northwestern Syria. Antioch has a special significance for the Levantine Christians, particularly the Greek Orthodox and… […]

First Greek-speaking Adventist Church established in Cyprus

Although the Seventh-day Adventist Church has had at least one church group in Nicosia operating for many years, three language groups meet separately to worship each week in the Cypriot capital despite there being no building in which to meet. On the members’ behalf, reported ANN, the Trans-European Division (TED) received the 13th Sabbath overflow… […]

40 Holy Martyrs of Sebaste

These holy Martyrs, who came from various lands, were all soldiers under the same general. Taken into custody for their faith in Christ, and at first, interrogated by cruel means, they were then stripped of their clothing and cast onto the frozen lake which is at Sebastia of Pontus, at a time when the harsh… […]

The holy oil, which will be used to anoint Charles on May 6, was consecrated in Jerusalem

A ceremony to make the oil sacred took place in The Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It was led by the Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III, and the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, The Most Reverend Hosam Naoum. It has been created using olives harvested from two groves on the Mount of […]

Muhammad Becomes Most Popular Baby Name in Irish City

Muhammad was the most popular baby name in Galway, Ireland’s fourth-largest city, last year, the country’s government has confirmed. A report released by Ireland’s Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Friday has revealed that “Muhammad” has risen to become the most popular name for newborn babies in one of the country’s major cities. The statistic sees […]

Clean Monday: Athenians colour the sky above Filopappou Hill with kites

The Municipality of Athens invited people to celebrate Clean Monday and the beginning of Lent together, and as traditional, young and old are already gathered early on Filopappou Hill to fly kites with fun and music. Lenten dishes, lagana, warm bean salad and halva will await those who climb Filopappou Hill, where colourful kites are… […]

France: Illegal Migrant Arrested for Killing Host During Dispute Over Religion

    An illegal migrant previously known to authorities was arrested for stabbing his host to death during an argument over religion this week in France, according to reports. The horrifying incident unfolded during the overnight hours between Tuesday and Wednesday in Poitiers, a city in the department of Vienne. A man notified police that […]

Converts and the Future of Orthodoxy 

  Traditionally, since the rise of the modern era, that is, roughly from the 1500s onwards, Orthodoxy has been an ethnic-centred faith; linked to specific ethnic communities that have perpetuated their identity basically through their participation in Orthodoxy as a means of social and cultural cohesiveness. In these type of communities – e.g., the Greek,… […]

Christian Mother is Suing School For Forcing Her 4-Year-Old Son to Take Part in Gay Pride Parade

A born-again Christian mother is suing a primary school in the UK after her 4-year-old son was forced to take part in a gay pride parade. The lawsuit, brought by 38-year-old Izzy Montague, is the first of its kind in the country and underscores how deep LGBT indoctrination has penetrated the educational system. Heavers Farm […]

The Presentation of Our Lord and Savior in the Temple

On February 2nd the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates an important event in the earthly life of our Lord Jesus Christ (Luke 2:22-40). Forty days after His birth the God-Infant was taken to the Jerusalem Temple, the centre of the nation’s religious life. According to the Law of Moses (Lev. 12:2-8), a woman who gave birth… […]

Celebrating Panagia Ypapanti, Protectress of Kalamata

“Ipapanti tou Sotiros” is one of the largest cathedrals in Messenia and celebrates its Feast Day on February the 2nd, when thousands of devoted Greek Orthodox Christians from all over Greece come to pay their respects. Built in 1839 and consecrated in 1873, the layout is traditional Byzantine style and inside the church resides the ancient… […]

Turkey demands Sweden to Ban Blasphemy, Sweden Rejects Demands

Turkey makes a concrete demand on Sweden that risks making the country’s NATO membership impossible. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken out about the burning of the Koran in Sweden and is now demanding that the legislation be changed. Erdogan has made it clear that he will not support Sweden’s NATO membership before the […]

The odyssey of modern Orthodox theology 

In this week’s column, Dr Adrahtas surveys various social spaces and the Orthodox theology they produce: Academic Theology, Pulpit Theology, Social Media Theology  and Politically Correct Theoogy. Source

January 17, Feast Day of Agios Antonios O Megas

On January 17 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Antonios O Megas, the Anchorite of Egypt and the Father of all Monks. Saint Anthony was born near Herakleopolis Magna in Upper Egypt in 251 A.D. to wealthy parents. When he was eighteen years old, his parents died and left him in… […]

Not a good strategy (Douglas Macgregor – MUST SEE!)

January 09, 2023 Source

Why do some Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas in January ?

Every year on 6 and 7 January, millions of Orthodox Christians around the world celebrate Christmas, almost two weeks after their western counterparts have already feasted and rung in the New Year. For several countries in Europe, including Ukraine, Serbia, Montenegro, Russia and Belarus, parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and African countries such as Egypt… […]

Mitsotakis’ message from Gavdos to Turkey – His visit in photos

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sent a double message on Epiphany Day from the island of Gavdos in a highly symbolic visit. On this visit, Mitsotakis became the first prime minister to visit the island after Kostas Simitis went to the island in 1996. In fact, the current prime minister is only the second in… […]

January 7, Synaxis of Agios Ioannis the Baptist and Forerunner of Christ

On January 7, the Greek Orthodox church celebrates the Feast Day of the Synaxis of Agios Ioannis the Baptist and Holy Forerunner of Christ, who is also the Protector Saint of God Parents, as he baptised Jesus Christ. Source

Pope Benedict Warned Against ‘Western Self-Hatred’ and Depopulation

Pope Benedict XVI warned in a 2006 book that “Western self-hatred” had become “pathological”, and that the decline of marriage, the family, and depopulation could be the death knell for European identity. Pope Benedict, who was able to be laid to rest by his successor, Pope Francis, on Thursday after becoming the first pontiff in […]

Archbishop Of Canterbury Refuses To Scrap Schools Guidance That Affirms ‘Transgender’ 5 Year-Olds

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has rejected calls to scrap the Church of England’s (CofE) transgender guidance which affirms children as young as five in gender confusion. In an open letter to the Archbishop, Nigel and Sally Rowe had called on the CofE to scrap its “Valuing All God’s Children” (VAGC) guidance, which covers 4,700 CofE primary […]

Celebrating the Nativity

January 04, 2023 Dear friends, I will be taking a few days off, from Thursday until Sunday evening, to attend church services at my parish.  God willing, I should be back at the keyboard by Monday.  On this occasion I will leave you with some beautiful Orthodox singing for the Nativity. I wish all those […]

‘Will the Ukraine War Subvert the Antichristian Western Elite?’

December 28, 2022 Source By Walt Garlington There should be no doubt that the current Western elite have a strong desire to eradicate the traditional Orthodox Faith from the world. Efforts by globalists to undermine Orthodoxy are well-documented, and on the second day of Russia’s military operation in the Ukraine the head of the UK’s MI-6 Richard […]

January 1, Feast Day of Saint Basil the Great

On January 1 the Greek Orthodox church commemorates Saint Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia. Saint Basil was born in the year 330 in Caesarea, to a family renowned for their learning and holiness. His mother, Emilia (commemorated on July 19) and his grandmother Macrina (commemorated on June 14) are Saints of the Church, together with… […]

BREAKING: Former Pope, Benedict XVI, Is Dead

How, Where the former head of Catholic Church died hours to New Year Former Pope Benedict XVI has died at his Vatican residence, aged 95, almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. He led the Catholic Church for less than eight years until, in 2013, he became the first Pope to… […]

Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95

Former Pope Benedict XVI, who was born in the Weimar Republic, has died aged 95. Pope Francis, who replaced him as head of the Catholic Church and thus made the former Pope become the first pontiff to resign in some 600 years, had asked the faithful to pray for him at the end of his general… […]

December 28, The Holy 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia

On December 28, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the 20,000 Martyrs who were burned alive in the year 303 AD. At the beginning of the fourth century the emperor Maximian (284-305) gave orders to destroy Christian churches, to burn service books, and to deprive all Christians of rights and privileges of citizenship. At this time… […]

The Quest for Radical Orthodoxy

Throughout its long history Orthodoxy has been linked – or, better, infused – with ethnicity; and this for multiple reasons. Source

Chrislam, the One World Religion and The Abraham Accords 2022

As many people will know already this is not the first time I bring the subject to the table. I published an article a few weeks ago entitled One World Religion: A Trojan Horse for The Noahide Laws covering the entire issue, if readers want to check it out. The video below is a Christarded […]

Pope Tells Christians To Spend Less On Christmas & Send Savings To Ukraine

Pope Francis has urged Christians to spend less on Christmas this year and to send whatever they save to the people in Ukraine. Speaking to the crowds gathered for his weekly General Audience on Wednesday, the Pope said: “Brothers and sisters, I tell you, there is so much suffering in Ukraine, so much, so much” […]

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