ATHENS (RNS) — A new startup, Do My Tama, is helping ex-pats stay connected to their faith by offering to perform religious devotions, virtual pilgrimages and other religious services.
ATHENS, Greece (RNS) — Next month, the country's parliament is expected to vote on an agreement to make the Greek state neutral toward religion, ending the primacy of Greek Orthodoxy in the country’s constitution.
(AP) — Greece violated a prohibition on discrimination by applying Islamic religious law to an inheritance dispute among members of the country’s Muslim minority, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Wednesday.
ERMIONI, Greece (AP) — The tradition dates back centuries in some places. In the Greek town of Ermioni, it has been observed the past 25 years.
ATHENS, Greece (RNS) — The growing popularity of the mati, the 'all-seeing eyeball,' appears to reflect a growing interest in New Age spirituality as well as the psychological toll of Greece’s ongoing debt crisis.
LESBOS, Greece (RNS) — Muslim refugees arriving on the island of Lesbos in Greece don't seem interested in religion, but sometimes they are met by Christian evangelical groups.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) The neopagan movement stems from ancient Greek mythology that centers on religion, philosophy and tradition.
ATHENS, Greece (RNS) Decades of legal restrictions and a lack of funding have meant only three prayer spaces are registered properly with authorities. But that's about to change.
ATHENS, Greece (RNS) Greece has won high praise for its hospitality toward migrants who have passed through on their way to other parts of Europe. But some are putting down roots in what is one of the most homogeneous Christian nations in the world, where national identity has long been intricately linked to religion.
(RNS) The beloved Hagia Sophia is not officially a mosque or a church. Now some Christians are afraid that its secular status is changing.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff's dramatic gesture capped a lightning visit, with Orthodox Christian leaders, to a Greek island that had a politically-charged message for Europe.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Conservative interest groups, perhaps seeing their best chance in years to advance their causes, have argued aggressively in their briefs to the court not only for favorable rulings but for overturning some of the court's time-honored precedents.
(RNS) The Olympics began in ancient Greece as a festival to honor a single god, Zeus. But organizers of the games must now navigate myriad sacred fasts and holy days. By Chris Lisee.