Metropolitan Nikitas Lulias led Buenos Aires forum on slavery and human...

Under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, a second international forum on modern slavery convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 5-8, 2018. This forum,...

On the Trail in Greece: The Mycenaean Civilization at the National...

By Catherine Tsounis   The Mycenaean Exhibit at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens has the richest and most important finds of its kind. Guide Antony...

November 13 – Saint John Chrysostom

St. John Chrysostom (the Golden-Tongued), Patriarch of Constantinople.   He was born in Antioch in the year 347, his father's name being Secundus and...

Orthodox Hierarchs Support International Orthodox Christian Charities’ Hurricane Response 

Orthodox Christian leaders in the United States have exhorted the faithful to respond during heavy 2017 hurricane season Baltimore, MD (November 17, 2017) – The...

The Spread of the Celebration of the Feast of the Lord’s...

Speaking of the spread of the celebration of Christmas, St John Chrysostom says: ‘As beautiful and prolific fruit-trees, when planted in the earth,...

Ο Αρχιεπίσκοπος Δημήτριος για την μεταμορφωτική δύναμη του Αγίου Πνεύματος

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Christ, the Transfiguration, and Us

A blessed feast of the Transfiguration of Christ to everyone! Χρόνια πολλά και καλό Παράδεισο! Today's feast is considered one of the 12 major...

Gods and Marginal Atheists in the Greco-Roman World

By Evaggelos Vallianatos   Reading Homer’s Trojan War epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, is an eye-opening introduction to Greek civilization. The stories are full of...

November 30 – Saint Andrew the Apostle, the First-Called (ο Πρωτόκλητος)

The 30th of the month, Memory of the Holy, Glorious and Illustrious Apostle ANDREW the FIRST-CALLED   The glorious Apostle of Christ, Andrew,...

Following Byzantine Footsteps: Interview with Father Nicola Madaro

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributor History is written by the victors. - Winston Churchill St. Nicholas Feast Day is approaching on December 6th, 2017. We had the honor...

Saint Gregory V, the Patriarch of 1821

THE TENTH OF APRIL The Memory of the Holy Hieromartyr GREGORY V, Patriarch of Constantinople, who died by hanging   Born in 1745 in...

In the Footsteps of Byzantium: Empress Theodora of St. Vitale Basilica

by Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor “I know it's the belief that women should never show daring in front of men. Never be bold when men...

August 29: The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Today, August 29, in the Orthodox Church we commemorate the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist. Σήμερα η Εκκλησία γιόρταζει την μνήμη της Αποκεφάλισης...

St. Nicholas Remembered as Santa Claus at Greek Orthodox Vespers

  By Catherine Tsounis “Santa Claus is alive! He is St. Nicholas. He gives us hope. Bring children here to see the icon of St. Nicholas,”...

Saint Ambrose of Milan (Ο Άγιος Αμβρόσιος Μεδιολάνων)

December 7 Saint Ambrose of Milan   The feastday of a saint is customarily observed on the day of his death, the day on...

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