Greek Orthodox Priest Seriously Injured in Suspected Terrorist Attack in France

Police are hunting a gunman who shot and seriously injured a Greek Orthodox priest in the French city of Lyon, French media have reported. Father...

Turkey Covers Up Priceless Frescoes in Ancient Greek Church for Muslim Prayers

Turkey recently announced that the ancient Greek Orthodox Chora Monastery, located in Istanbul, which was converted into a mosque in August, will open for...

Coronavirus Records Smashed Across Europe as Second Wave Hits Hard

Records of cases and deaths from the coronavirus have been smashed in most of Europe in the last 24-48 hours, as experts warn that...

WHO Warns Europe After New Coronavirus Spike Exceeds March Numbers

The regional director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Hans Kluge, had stern words for the nations in the European Union in a Thursday...

Turkey Demolishes Greek Orthodox Church Known as “Hagia Sophia of Bursa”

Turkish authorities on Wednesday demolished a historic Greek Orthodox church in the region of Bursa, north-western Turkey, which had been abandoned. The Georgios Greek Orthodox...

After Hagia Sophia Turkey Converts Another Byzantine Church to Mosque

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a presidential decree on Friday turning the historic Holy Saviour in Chora, a medieval Byzantine church in western...

EU Foreign Ministers Condemn Turkey’s Hagia Sophia Decision

The European Union's foreign affairs leader Josep Borrell stated that the EU flatly "condemned the Turkish decision to convert such an emblematic monument as...

The Coronavirus Will Change the Way We Fly — Perhaps Forever

Taking a casual look to see if there are any cheap flights for this summer, one grasps immediately that there are no flights whatsoever...

Britain Rejects Returning Parthenon Marbles in EU Trade Deal

The British government ruled out any discussion of the return of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece as part of its deal with European Union...

What Lies Hidden Under Hagia Sophia?

The former Basilica of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) is the undisputed symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, hosting millions of visitors each...