On January 1 Bulgarians Celebrate Saint Basil's Day

On January 1, Bulgaria's Orthodox Church celebrates the Circumcision of the Lord. Circumcision is an Old Testament sacrament that began at the beginning of the second millennium before Christ. It was introduced by the forefather Abraham as a sign of the covenant between God and God's chosen people, but it also appears as a type of Holy Baptism.

Dispute between orthodox Russians, Ukrainians in Antalya

A new dispute has occurred between the Russian and Ukrainian patriarchs in the southern province of Antalya as the citizens of both countries living in the city do not want to share the same churches.

Antalya, which hosts many migrants from both countries fleeing the Russia-Ukraine war, has also become one of the meeting areas of divisions within the Orthodox church.

Archbishop Ieronymos ends years of tolerance of Mount Lycabettus’ “miracle-working” priest

Five years after a church probe that he had ordered condemned the "miracle-working" priest, Demetrios Loupasakis, who drew thousands of faithful with a crucifix that he claimed to contain part of the True Cross of Christ, to the church of the Saints Isidore on Mount Lycabettus in Athens, Archbishop Ieronymos has said he will remove the priest and his entourage from the chapel, giving them a fiv