ANNIVERSARY OF FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE GIVES OCCASION FOR GREEK HIERARCHS TO CALL FOR RESISTANCE TO GREECE’S “DECAPITATION FROM CHRIST”

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Pravoslavie.ru - June 2017 The city of Constantinople, the capital of the great Byzantine Empire, fell to the invading Ottoman Turks on May 29, 1453. Recalling the great loss suffered by Orthodox Christians at that time, Greek hierarchs, speaking at events in remembrance of that loss, called for Greeks today to stand up and defend their greatest ...

CONFLICT BETWEEN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH AND STATE GROWING: GOV’T RENAMES ST. ANDREW’S HOSPITAL

Pravoslavie.ru - 28/4/17 Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Patras has sent an open letter to the Greek Minister of Health Andreas Xanthos, expressing his disagreement with the renaming of St. Andrew’s Hospital in Patras, reports AgionOros. “With great disbelief the residents of Patras have seen the new signboard on St. Andrew’s Hospital, which now bears the name ‘Patras General ...

A Chapel in Patras is Dedicated to the Newly-Glorified Saint Paisios

January 2015 In the courtyard of the Sacred Church of Saint Nicholas in Patras of the Peloponnese, a chapel built in honor of the newly-glorified Venerable Paisios the Athonite immediately honored him when it was announced that he was officially canonized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. It is considered a miracle how this took place, since the chapel, ...