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Judas Received $15,000 to Betray Jesus

According to the Gospel of John, Judas Iscariot received 30 silver coins to betray Jesus and put him in the hands of Caiaphas, or...

‘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...

Greek Culture Unearthed in War-Torn Syria

Amid the bloody conflict in Syria, evidence of ancient Greek culture in the war-torn Middle Eastern country has recently been unearthed. Three Byzantine mosaic panels...

Palestinians Protest Visit of Greek Orthodox Patriarch Accused of Selling Land to Israel

Palestinian Christians protested violently against a visit by Greek Orthodox Church Patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on...

Greek Goddess Artemis Statue Found in Egypt

The Egyptian-Swiss mission working in the old town of Aswan, Egypt, has unearthed a small incomplete statue that is likely to depict the Greek...

South Africa Hellenism Honors Human Rights Lawyer George Bizos

(George Bizos (left) with Terence Quick) Greece's Deputy Foreign Minister Terence Quick honored South Africa's emblematic lawyer George Bizos at a special event in Johannesburg...

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,...

Greek Orthodox Patriarch asks Jordan’s Help over Jerusalem Land Sales

Jerusalem's Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilus III met with the King of Jordan, Abdullah on Wednesday and is to meet later with Pope Francis in...

Greek Philosopher Hippocrates’ Texts Found at St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai

Researchers have discovered ancient texts hidden beneath years of writing in the manuscripts in the library of St. Catherine's Monastery, including texts by ancient...

Greek Man Charged with Kidney Trafficking in Costa Rica

A Greek man is to be tried in Costa Rica as member of a criminal ring that was buying kidneys from poor people and...