PARIS (RNS) — A decision seemed to be made, but as with most émigré politics and disputes among Eastern Orthodox churches, it got complicated.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Elpidophoros was unanimously elected by senior Greek Orthodox officials last month to succeed Archbishop Demetrios, who recently retired at age 91 after serving in the post since 1999.
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.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — The secretive sale by the church, the country's second largest landowner, to a group of investors has outraged residents and church members alike.
(AP) Construction on a Greek Orthodox church to replace one that was crushed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been temporarily suspended.
(RNS) The Patriarch of Alexandria, who presides over the entire Orthodox Church in Africa, reintroduced women deacons last month. Will other Orthodox churches follow his lead?
LOS ANGELES (RNS) The neopagan movement stems from ancient Greek mythology that centers on religion, philosophy and tradition.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) The recital on the campus of Saint Sophia Cathedral, was the first time the team used the acoustic photocopies to re-create the experience of the Agia Sophia, one of the oldest churches in the Greek city of Thessaloniki.
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.
NEW YORK (RNS) The church designed by renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava will include an interfaith memorial for victims of the 9/11 attacks.
(RNS) Was it nature or nurture that propelled two sons to dedicate their lives to the church as their priestly parent had?