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Turkey’s Pogrom of September 6-7, 1955

Britain’s Role, the U.S. Response and Lessons for Today Gene Rossides September 13, 2005 Greek News Britain opposed freedom and democracy for Cyprus following World War II and bears the original and primary responsibility for the post-World War II tragedies that have befallen Cyprus. While other colonies were gaining their freedom, Cyprus was told by the British Minister of State ... Read More »

VANISHING CYPRUS: BANKS vs the PEOPLE  

By Andreas C Chrysafis September, 2014 (No60) © The most important thing to remember when dealing with banks it’s a simple rule; banks are a business motivated by profits; banks are not sensitive to social needs; banks do not take risks and bank managers are not your friends. In fact if banks loaned money at their own risk, there would ... Read More »

St. Arsenios of Cappadocia: BLESSING-PSALTER

THE PSALTER AS A BOOK OF NEEDS, according to the usage of St. Arsenios of Cappadocia, as transmitted by the Athonite Elder Paisios. Translated for the St. Pachomius Library by Vassilios Kollias Edited by Karen Rae Keck EDITOR’S NOTE: Saint Arsenios used to use the Psalms for blessings, especially when there was no prescribed blessing for a particular occasion. Here ... Read More »

SMYRNIAN TEARS

Two families, Girdis and Caristinos, were torn apart by the catastrophe of Smyrna 100 years ago: Asa K. Jennings, and their grandson Prof Con Aroney tell their story 16 May 2014 – Neos Kosmos Newspaper MAJA JOVIC Almost one century after the Catastrophe of Smyrna, it was the oral history, the stories told by his grandmother Eugenia Caristinos (nee Girdis) ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: Have a Blessed Ecclesial Year

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, As I wish you a blessed peaceful holy new ecclesiastical year, I remain stunned at the silence my church has towards the horrific and unspeakable evil Israel continues to carry out.  May our Lord have mercy upon those who ignore this injustice.  I am just shocked that after Israel attacked schools, hospitals, ambulances, mosques, ... Read More »

PATRIARCHAL ENCYCLICAL FOR THE ECCLESIASTICAL NEW YEAR (Prot. No. 907)

+ BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Entire Church: Grace and Peace from the Creator, Sustainer and Governor of all Creation, our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ   Blessed brothers, sisters, and children in the Lord, The common Mother of all Orthodox, the Church of Christ, the Body of our eternal Lord ... Read More »

Greeks rally for Middle Eastern Christians

The Greek Orthodox Church, along with the Pontian and Epirotic community, rallies in support of Christian rights JOHN PYRROS – Neos Kosmos – 13 Aug 2014 A rally was held last week at Melbourne’s Federation Square demonstrating for action against the persecution of Iraq and Syria’s Christian minority. Around 3,000 people took to the rally, which was a means of ... Read More »

Erdogan Blackmails Greece over Cyprus and the Reopeniong of the Theological School of Halki

ATHENS CONDEMNS ERDOGAN’S CYPRUS COMMENTS Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Greece is not doing it’s “duty” 2 Sep 2014 Athens reacted angrily to calls by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a “two-state” solution to the Cyprus problem and claims that Greece is not “doing its duty” as a guarantor power, saying the comments were “disappointing” and “simply confirm ... Read More »

Logic Begins With Eros

“If I must say whether or not God exists, I am closer to His truth when saying that He does not exist, since God is something entirely different from that which I recognise as existence.” 14 Aug 2014 – Neos Kosmos NICK TRAKAKIS This month I wish to present an article by Christos Yannaras, one of Greece’s leading intellectuals and ... Read More »