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Albanian Gov’t to Erect Statue of Catholic Missionary in Place of Orthodox Church

The Albanian government said that a statue of Catholic missionary Nilo Catalano will be erected in place of the Saint Athanasios Orthodox church that...

Albanian Gov’t Tears Down Greek Orthodox Church

Himare, Albania, municipal authorities demolished the Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Athanasios in the early morning hours of Wednesday to the dismay of Orthodox Christian...

British Author Calls on EU Leaders to Learn from Socrates When Dealing with Greece

British author, historian and television broadcaster Bettany Hughes calls on European Union leaders to learn from Socrates when dealing with Greece and its economic...

European Citizens Show Support to Greece with Rallies in Major Cities

Demonstrations supporting Greece in this difficult period took place in Berlin, Rome and Paris on Saturday, coinciding with Refugee Day. In Berlin, Blockupy and German opposition...

Byzantine Ship Wreck Discovered in Black Sea

The wreck of a large Byzantine ship, dating from the 10th century and filled with amphorae, was discovered by divers off the coast of...

Diaspora Greeks in Istanbul Have Better Living Conditions Than in the Past

The problems the Greek community of Istanbul is facing and the actions and initiatives of the Ecumenical Federation of Constantinople Greeks were presented by chairman...

European Commission Takes Measures to Tackle Migration, Actions Against Human Smugglers

The European Commission is planning to take a series of measures in order to deal with illegal migration and take strong actions against human smugglers. Ii...

Greek Basketball Coach Itoudis Voted Best in Russian League

Greek basketball coach Dimitris Itoudis was voted coach of the year in Russia's VTB league, leading CSKA to a great season culminating in the...

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Praises Religious Freedoms in Turkey

Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I expressed the Greek Orthodox community’s gratitude to the Turkish government for allowing them to hold a service in an...

Turkish President to Bargain Halki Theological School for Mosque in Thessaloniki

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that he would allow the re-opening of the Theological School of Halki if Greece allows at least one...