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Hundreds if not thousands Hellenes from Smyrna uprooted during its catastrophe during the time of the genocides went to a part of Athens which was named Nea Smyrni - New Smyrna, bringing with them their most valuable treasures, their Orthodox faith and their Hellenic culture.

ATHENS — Greek politicians and the country's powerful Orthodox Church joined in condemning a retired bishop who claimed Friday that women aren't raped “without wanting it.

ATHENS — Greek politicians and the country's powerful Orthodox Church joined in condemning a retired bishop who claimed Friday that women aren't raped “without wanting it.

BOSTON – Metropolitan Antonios of Glyfada, Hellinikon, Voula, Vouliagmeni and Vari, whose jurisdiction includes the Church of Panagia Faneromeni in which Archbishop Elpidophoros performed the baptism of the children of the Greek-American same sex couple Evangelos Bousis and Peter Dundas, on July 9, spoke in an exclusive interview with TNH about what transpired.

BOSTON – Metropolitan Antonios of Glyfada, Hellinikon, Voula, Vouliagmeni and Vari, whose jurisdiction includes the Church of Panagia Faneromeni in which Archbishop Elpidophoros performed the baptism of the children of the Greek-American same sex couple Evangelos Bousis and Peter Dundas, on July 9, spoke in an exclusive interview with TNH about what transpired.

ATHENS – Greece's Orthodox Church says it will send a letter of protest to the archbishop who heads the church in the United States after he baptized the children of celebrity fashion designer Peter Dundas and his partner, Evangelo Bousis.

ATHENS – Greece's Orthodox Church says it will send a letter of protest to the archbishop who heads the church in the United States after he baptized the children of celebrity fashion designer Peter Dundas and his partner, Evangelo Bousis.

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A Discussion with Prolific Author and Preacher Fr. Vasilios Bakoyiannis

BOSTON – A discussion/interview with the respected Archimandrite Vassilios Bakoyiannis – preacher and author of more than fifty books – was a revelation many decades after first meeting this reporter during studies in America.

BOSTON – A discussion/interview with the respected Archimandrite Vassilios Bakoyiannis – preacher and author of more than fifty books – was a revelation many decades after first meeting this reporter during studies in America.

Ecumenical Patriarch Visits Thessaloniki and Mount Athos

BOSTON – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew made an official visit to Thessaloniki and the Monastic Community of Mount Athos where he was received with reverence and honors.

BOSTON – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew made an official visit to Thessaloniki and the Monastic Community of Mount Athos where he was received with reverence and honors.

Metropolitan Pavlos of Drama Dies Unexpectedly at 59

DRAMA – Metropolitan Pavlos of Drama died unexpectedly on May 2 due to a heart problem in a hospital in Thessaloniki where he was transferred in the early hours of Monday morning.

DRAMA – Metropolitan Pavlos of Drama died unexpectedly on May 2 due to a heart problem in a hospital in Thessaloniki where he was transferred in the early hours of Monday morning.

“Getting to know the Orthodox Christian Faith” Seminars

ΑΤΗΕNS - The times in which we live aren’t normal.

ΑΤΗΕNS - The times in which we live aren’t normal.

Archbishop Elpidophoros, Pilgrims Continue Monastery Visits in Mt Athos

MT. ATHOS - On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Vatopedi Monastery.

MT. ATHOS - On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Vatopedi Monastery.

Metropolitan Ieronymos of Larisa and Tyrnavos to TNH

BOSTON – His Eminence Metropolitan of Larisa and Tyrnavos Ieronymos spoke to The National Herald about the pandemic, antivaxxers, and the chocolates he distributed to them when they were protesting outside of churches where mobile vaccinating centers had gone to offer vaccinations to those who wanted them.

BOSTON – His Eminence Metropolitan of Larisa and Tyrnavos Ieronymos spoke to The National Herald about the pandemic, antivaxxers, and the chocolates he distributed to them when they were protesting outside of churches where mobile vaccinating centers had gone to offer vaccinations to those who wanted them.

Eugenios Enthroned as New Archbishop of Crete  

HERAKLION, Crete –  Archbishop Eugenios II of Crete was solemnly enthroned on Saturday, February 5 at the Cathedral of Saint Minas in Heraklion Crete.

HERAKLION, Crete –  Archbishop Eugenios II of Crete was solemnly enthroned on Saturday, February 5 at the Cathedral of Saint Minas in Heraklion Crete.
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Metropolitan of Rethymno and Avlopotamou Evgenios Elected Archbishop of Crete

BOSTON – His Eminence Metropolitan of Rethymno and Avlopotamou was elected on Tuesday January 11, 2022 Archbishop of Crete by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate presided by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

BOSTON – His Eminence Metropolitan of Rethymno and Avlopotamou was elected on Tuesday January 11, 2022 Archbishop of Crete by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate presided by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
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Metropolitan Ioustinos Shares His Impressions of the Greek-American Community

BOSTON – Escorting Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew during his recent visit to the United States was His Eminence Metropolitan Ioustinos of Nea Krene and Kalamaria from Thessaloniki, Greece, one of the youngest, most capable, and most scholarly hierarchs of the Church of Greece.

BOSTON – Escorting Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew during his recent visit to the United States was His Eminence Metropolitan Ioustinos of Nea Krene and Kalamaria from Thessaloniki, Greece, one of the youngest, most capable, and most scholarly hierarchs of the Church of Greece.
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The Eparchial Synod of Crete Relieves Archbishop Irineos of His Duties

ATHENS – The local Church of Crete has entered a new era, as the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Church of Crete unanimously decided to relieve Archbishop Irineos from his duties, because of his deteriorating health.

ATHENS – The local Church of Crete has entered a new era, as the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Church of Crete unanimously decided to relieve Archbishop Irineos from his duties, because of his deteriorating health.

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