Visiting the ‘Holy Mountain’ Athos in Greece

The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos 1/6/13 There’s an autonomous region in Greece that’s home to the “Holy Mountain.” It’s one of the holiest sites for Orthodox Christians. About 2,000 monks live there. But anyone can visit, as long as they’re male. Reporter Matthew Brunwasser spent four days in Mount Athos, among the monks and the pilgrims ...