Russian Orthodox Church Slams Ecumenical Patriarchate over Ukraine

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (right) with Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill The Russian Orthodox Church slammed the Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate for sending representatives to...

Ecumenical Patriarchate To Recognize Ukrainian Church’s Autocephaly Despite Moscow’s Disagreement

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, that is considered as First among Equals in the Orthodox Christianity, announced that it will start the procedure for...

Ecumenical Patriarchate to Allow Second Marriage for Greek Orthodox Priests

The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate has decided to allow a second marriage for Greek Orthodox priests in the event that they are...

Orthodox Church Announces the Name of a New Saint

Amphilochios Makris, an abbot of the historic Monastery of Saint John the Theologian is a new saint for the Christian Orthodox Church, according to...

Report: Russian Spies Target Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (video)

  The News Agency Associated Press claims that found evidence from a hit list of 4,700 email addresses were supplied last year by Secureworks, a...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew ‘Overwhelmed’ By Greek Tragedy

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of the world's 300 million Orthodox Christians has spoken of his sadness following the fire in east Attica that...

Restored Monastery Draws Tourists Exploring Pontic Greek Heritage

A Pontic Greek monastery in Turkey's Black Sea region is open for tourism after being restored, local authorities have said. The Virgin Mary Monastery in Kayadibi...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Pope Francis Pray for Middle East Peace

Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Catholic pontiff Pope Francis prayed for peace in the Middle East in Bari, Italy on Saturday. The Prayer Day for...

Pope Francis Says Greece ‘Extremely Generous’ on Migrant Crisis

Pope Francis has congratulated Italy and Greece for their efforts in dealing with the migrant crisis that is sweeping Europe. “We have a wave of...

Hagia Sophia in İznik: Historical Church Turned Mosque

The Hagia Sophia at Nicaea, located in modern-day Iznik, Turkey, is a historical part of Byzantine-era history. Originally built as a church, Hagia Sophia was...