At every opportunity, the iconography in the Greek Orthodox
Church of Our Saviour does just that for its congregation and visitors who are fortunate enough to have that experience.
Serving an estimated community of about 2,000, the building, in what is now Greek Church Street in Butetown, is the only Greek Orthodox
church in Wales and one of just five in the UK.
He is consulting with the heads of churches to take the drastic measure of shutting down the Church of the Holy Sepulchre," Diliani, a Greek Orthodox
Palestinian, told AFP.
Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, chancellor of the Greek Orthodox
Archdiocese of America, stood beside them saying "It's unfortunate that it took a controversy over a mosque to bring attention to the church.
In total there are approximately 150 members of the English-speaking Greek Orthodox
community on the island.
Both sides blamed each other for the violence, with one Armenian monk saying that Greek Orthodox
worshippers attempted to place their monk inside the tomb - which he said is not permitted.
In recent months, appeals courts there have turned away a lawsuit by Greek Orthodox
congregants over changes to the religious group's charter and a case involving a family feud between two Hasidic rabbis.
HISTORIC: The Greek Orthodox
church of St Nicholas is one of only four purpose-built Greek Orthodox
churches in the UK
Waving Greek and Cypriot flags, hundreds of Greek Orthodox
clerics and parishioners attended Patriarch Theophilos' enthronement ceremony in Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Local members of the Greek Orthodox
church, who are Palestinian, were incensed by the reported leasing of church holdings out of fear that it would weaken Palestinian claims to Jerusalem, which they hope will be the capital of a future independent state.
Manolis, an active participant in the life of the Orthodox Church in America for more than forty years, deserves our gratitude for bringing together and publishing for the first time acts and documents, epistles and minutes, as well as correspondence between hierarchs and diplomats, all of which bear on the life, problems, and work of the Greek Orthodox
Archdiocese in the first four decades of the twentieth century.
Last June, a lay organization calling itself Greek Orthodox
American Leaders (GOAL), publicly demanded the removal of Archbishop Spyridon, the leader of the 1.