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Pope Francis greets His Beatitude Ieronymos II in Athens, Greece on Dec. 5, 2021.

Pope Francis gives Greek Orthodox archbishop fragments of Parthenon sculptures from Vatican Museums

Dec 16, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican announced Dec. 16 that the pope wants to gift the artifacts “as a concrete sign of a sincere... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to His Beatitude Ieronymos II and other Greek Orthodox leaders in Athens Dec. 4.

Pope Francis apologizes for mistakes of Catholics in meeting with Greek Orthodox leaders in Athens, Greece

Dec 4, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

A Greek Orthodox cleric called Pope Francis a heretic as he entered the meeting in Athens. Read more

Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, pictured in 2010.

Benedict XVI marks 10th anniversary of Orthodox leader’s death

Nov 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

Metropolitan Damaskinos wrote numerous works on ecumenism. Read more

A view overlooking Jerusalem in March 2017.

Religions in Jerusalem must live in peace, Pope says

Oct 23, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Meeting with the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem on Monday, Pope Francis said that the different religions in Jerusalem must... Read more

Images in Holy Trinity Monastery, founded by St. Nekolarios in Aegina, Greece.

Meet Saint Nektarios – a philosopher, poet and miracle worker

Aug 5, 2015

By Elise Harris

Buried in a hilltop monastery on a small Greek island, Saint Nektarios – one of the most widely known and... Read more