Istanbul: Exhibition on the Art of Healing in Byzantium

Hippocrates’ famous aphorism “Life is short, Art Long” The Art of Healing in Byzantium, is the title of a new exhibition to be presented...

Halki Seminary’s Library to be Digitized

The rich library of the Greek Orthodox Halki seminary, which includes some of the world's oldest printed books, will be digitized. The seminary library numbers 69,000 volumes....

Panagia Soumela Monastery will Not be Open for Dormition of Virgin Mary Liturgy

The emblematic Panagia Soumela Monastery in Trabzon, Turkey will not be open for the Dormition of Virgin Mary liturgy on August 15 since restoration works...

Turkey to Annul Migrant Deal if EU Fails to Allow Visa-Free Travel

Turkey's foreign minister Melvut Cavusoglu said that the agreement with the European Union on stemming the migrant flow is at risk if Europe fails...

Hagia Sophia: The Center of Greek Orthodox Faith Through the Ages

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul (Constantinople) remains the symbolic center of the Greek Orthodox faith, even almost six centuries after its fall to the Ottomans....

Temple Restoration in Ancient Greek Site of Ephesus

The temple of Egyptian god Serapis, which was discovered in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, Turkey, will be restored to its original condition. It is...

Youth Orchestra of Dion Travels to Ancient Ephesus

Children aged 7 to 20 years old, from the Pieria regional unit, (in the Region of Central Macedonia, northern Greece), will travel to Turkey...

‘Anti-Greek Tropes’ Likely to Color Turkey’s Snap Elections

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping nationalist voters will return him as a much-strengthened president in the June 24 snap elections -- meaning more...

Filmmaker Documents Greek Ghost Town of Levissi [video]

The town of Levissi (known as Kayakoy) was once a bustling Greek Orthodox community. Greeks of the 5,000-year-old village were ethnically cleansed and then...

Ecumenical Patriarch Performs Historic Liturgy in Izmir

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew stressed the importance of peaceful coexistence between people of every religion in his speech during the Divine Liturgy that took place in...