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‘It Smelled of Myrrh’, Says Greek Worker Who Entered Tomb of Christ

"I was the first person to enter the tomb of Christ. Yes, it smelled of myrrh," said the Greek restoration worker who was the...

Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre Reopens After Israel Backtracks

Israel has suspended a controversial tax plan and property legislation in response to the unprecedented Christian decision on Sunday to close the Church of...

Christian Leaders Shut Jerusalem’s Iconic Church to Protest Taxes

The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for several hours on Sunday to protest an...

Αrchbishop Theodosios: Trump’s Jerusalem Move ‘Insulting’

The archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem said, relocating the U.S. embassy "gives the (Israeli) occupation what it does not deserve." Palestinian Christian...

“Hellenists, Go Back To Greece”: Israeli Far-Right Groups Disrupt Hanukkah Celebration

Members of Israeli far-right groups disrupted a Jerusalem community center's Hanukkah celebration, which incorporated Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and Mohammed's birthday. The protesters called the...

Jewish Investors Believed to be Buying up Greek Patriarchate Land

Purchases of Greek Patriarchate land in Jerusalem by foreign-registered companies have infuriated some in the church amid claims they will change the status quo,...

Protests Against Jerusalem Patriarch Over Land Sales Intensify

Protests against Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem have grown in recent months following the discovery of documents stating that the church sold properties it...
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Ancient Greek Inscription Found in Old City of Jerusalem

An ancient Greek inscription from the Byzantine era was found on a 1,500-year-old mosaic floor near the Damascus Gate, in the Old City of...

Greek Orthodox Church Aims to Block Jerusalem Property Sales in Court

  The Greek Orthodox patriarch in the Holy Land announced Saturday that his church will appeal an Israeli court decision that approved the sale of...

Greek PM in Jerusalem for the Completion of the Tomb of Jesus Restoration Works

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in Jerusalem for the completion of the restoration of the tomb of Jesus, which is ready to receive...