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A Greek island of love and acceptance

I will tell you a story of enduring love. Where girl meets girl on a Greek island, the same one the Goddess of love, Aphrodite, was born, and the great …

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Makis Tsitas’ prize-winning ‘God Is My Witness’ in English

The English translation of Makis Tsitas’ prize winning novel ‘God Is My Witness’ (originally published in Greek by Kichli Publishing, Athens 2013, which won the European Union Prize for literature …

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Letter: The privilege of God’s Sacrament

As an American convert to Holy Orthodoxy that is currently attending seminary, I am taken aback by the crux of Jeana Vithoulka’s article. While I believe she is genuine in …

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Web Words: Reader opinions on the Church and the dress code

An article on the Church, attire and the need for ecclesiastical reinvigoration drew many reader comments on social media. READ ARTICLE: The Word of God is one – but its delivery …

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A new hope: Sydney’s OFSE out of the shadows

It’s been just over one month since the fateful elections of the Hellenic Village in Sydney. At the most recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ΟΦΣΕ – Ομοσπονδία Φιλανθρωπικών Σωματείων …

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What can America expect from the new Greek Government’s foreign policy?

After four years of rule by coalition SYRIZA (Coalition of the Radical Left) and ANEL (populist-right), Greek voters decided to shift majority legislative power to conservative centre-right party, New Democracy. …

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Greek students at La Trobe believe learning our language is important for our future

Understanding and communicating in another language is one of the most rewarding aspects of the human experience. It is a known fact that studying a second language can improve memory, …

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Australia’s Greek Orthodox Church is steeped in tradition, but things are different in Greece

Jesus may be welcoming, kind, divine, forgiving – but unfortunately what is supposed to be his house – the Church – is run by priests, who beneath the lavish cloaks, …

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A loving tribute to Nikolaos Tsiaskas

My earliest recollection of life is sitting on my grandmother’s porch at pre-school age, working my way through the Grade 1 music book, playing my tiny red accordion that was …

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Lord Byron vs Lord Elgin, a tale of two peers

“The slightest object from the Acropolis is a jewel.” Lord Elgin “but molest not yon defenceless urn: Look on this spot – a nation’s sepulchre.” Lord Byron Lord Byron famously …