Germany Says No to Greek Orthodox Holy Communion Over Coronavirus Fears

The German government has decided to ban Holy Communion in the form it is given to Orthodox Christians in fear that it is conducive...

Exclusive: What It’s Like to Live Under Coronavirus Lockdown in Italy

"We are totally in the black since yesterday evening, like we are under arrest.” So says Anna Ioanna Patiri, a Greek woman living in...

Italy Announces Total Nationwide Coronavirus Lockdown

Italy is now extending its already draconian coronavirus quarantine measures, which include a ban on public gatherings, to the entire country. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte...

Yorgaki, The Only Traditional Greek Coffee Shop in Paris

Yorgaki, (which means "The little George" in Greek) is the one and only traditional Greek coffee shop, or kafeneia, in all of Paris. And...

The Hellenic Initiative’s London Gala Raises Funds for Greece

A sold-out crowd of more than 400 international guests attended the Hellenic Initiative's (THI) Fourth Annual Gala, which was held last week at the...

A Greek Newspaper Struggles to Survive in Istanbul

The story of the Apoyevmatini newspaper in Istanbul mirrors to a great extent the story of the Greek community in the city: Once abundant...

Experience Greece at Dublin’s Greek Business and Arts Festival

The Hellenic Community of Ireland invites the public to the Third Annual Greek Business and Arts Festival in Dublin, which will take place on February...

Greeks in Albanian Town Have Properties Seized by State

Greeks who live in the seaside town of Himara in Albania have already seen their houses demolished and their properties seized since the passage of...

Ukraine’s Mariupol Celebrates Inauguration of New Greek Square

  Mariupol, or Marioupolis as it is known in Greek, is an important city of nearly 500,000 people in south eastern Ukraine, situated on the...

Greek Students Return to Turkey’s Imbros School in Record Numbers

A record rise in the number of students enrolled in the only Greek school on Imbros is proof that more Greek families return to...