Monday, 13 July , 2020

Orthodox Christians

Turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque: A new crisis in Eastern...

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos The decision of the Turkish regime to make Hagia Sophia, one of the most important monuments of Christendom, a mosque can only...

What Will Happen Now to Hagia Sophia’s Byzantine Mosaics?

By Tasos Kokkinidis Jul 10, 2020 Following Turkey’s decision to annul the 1934 conversion of Constantinople’s Hagia Sophia into a museum, paving the way for its...

World reacts to Turkey’s decision to re-convert Hagia Sophia into mosque

Jul 11 2020 The world has been reacting to the Turkish government’s decision to re-convert the Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque. “To convert it back...

Why the U.S. will do nothing to protect the Hagia Sophia

By Edward G. Stafford Jul 08 2020 The Council of State, Turkey’s highest administrative court, is currently considering whether to reconvert the Hagia Sophia museum into...

Hagia Sophia becomes mosque again after Erdogan signs decree

Turkey's president has signed a decree to formally turn the Hagia Sophia into a mosque - a move which threatens to upset Christians around...

‘Can’t erase history’: Putin & Stalin mosaic for military cathedral is...

25 Apr, 2020 President Vladimir Putin and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin will both make a surprise, if minor, appearance inside the main cathedral of the...

Turkey converts yet another ancient Greek church into a mosque

By Uzay Bulut Feb 4, 2020 The Turkish newspaper Hurriyet has reported that the Hagia Sofia “Mosque” in Edirne is being restored, and it will...

Ukrainian far-right MP declares ‘hunt’ for Moscow-loyal priests after split

17 Dec, 2018 A Ukrainian MP and ex-head of ultra-nationalist Right Sector has called for all priests loyal to the Russian Orthodox Church to ‘hunted...

Imperialism, Geopolitics and Religion: The Split Between Moscow and Constantinople

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 11.12.2018 A very serious rift regarding Ukraine is now developing between the Ecumenical (Universal) Patriarchate of Constantinople and the biggest and more powerful...

The man behind many of Greek disasters (and the Orthodox Synod...

Alex Rondos is the man who many people consider as a key to the Greek tragedy. Connected with the "International of Finance", he was introduced by prominent Greek-Americans to George Papandreou and he soon acquired an enormous influence on him. He is a man who, as many believe, has played an enormous role in "directing" Athens were it finally went in the last 15 years.