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Greece

3 Greek words every Christian should know

If you’ve been to Mass or Sunday school, these are probably not Greek to you.

This widow found peace as a nun on a Greek island

Sister Irini has found a place to slow down and contemplate God's beauty.

This papyrus contains the oldest Marian prayer known to date

It is from the year 250, and is written in Greek.

Bereaved Greek mother gives moving tribute to her family

Woman who lost family in Athens wildfires writes letter that touches hearts around the world.

The 16th-century Athens church preserved beneath a modern building

The Greek Orthodox church refused to relocate Agia Dynami, the church of "Holy Power," during the city's urban expansion.

Families search for missing in wake of Greek wildfires

Many took to the sea to escape fast-moving flames

The forgotten original colors of Ancient Greece

The sober solemnity of the statues we see in museums today has little to do with how they originally looked.

An interactive map of the Odyssey that’s easier to follow than NYC’s or London’s subway maps

Follow the footsteps of Ulysses across the Mediterranean with a few clicks.

Extreme weather threatening refugees’ lives in Greece, humanitarian groups say

Did the winter catch the country by surprise, or did authorities fail to prepare in time?

Greece lives on the edge, and the faithful sons of Aeschylus deserve a medal

The perception that Greece has twiddled its thumbs through the immigration crisis couldn’t be more wrong