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News Greece » Religion: Greek life is part of Syracuse’s larger cultural problem

News channel or source: https://www.nunesmagician.com/2018/4/19/17255774/greek-life-is-part-of-syracuse-larger-cultural-problem-theta-tau-college-campuses
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Greek life, in particular, has played its part in this separation. That has also helped push the development of entirely different campus experiences for students of different ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religions and financial status.

News Greece » Religion: Old Easter tradition on the Greek island of Corfu is a smash

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-easter-greece-pots/old-easter-tradition-on-the-greek-island-of-corfu-is-a-smash-idUSKBN1HE0E3
Publication date: Saturday 07 April 2018

CORFU, Greece (Reuters) - Orthodox Easter celebrations on the Greek island of Corfu were a smash on Saturday - literally. Corfiots mark Holy Saturday with a strange old custom referred to as the “botides” - where large clay jugs filled with water are ...

News Greece » Religion: Greek town ritually burned Judas as Orthodox celebrated Easter

News channel or source: https://religionnews.com/2018/04/09/greek-town-ritually-burned-judas-as-orthodox-celebrated-easter/
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

ERMIONI, Greece (AP) — As Orthodox Christians around the world ... Kosovo is considered by Serbian nationalists to be the cradle of the Balkan nation’s statehood and religion. On the eve of Easter, Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Irinej urged ...

News Greece » Religion: My big fat Greek Easter: celebs celebrate the holiday

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/my-big-fat-greek-easter-celebs-celebrate-the-holiday/ar-AAvGf2Z
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

On April 8, those who practice the Eastern Orthodox religion celebrated their Easter holiday. Actor and producer Rita Wilson took to Twitter to share a photo of her and 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' star and writer Nia Vardalos, along with a Bishop and Father ...

News Greece » Religion: Greek Town Celebrates Easter with Judas effigy

News channel or source: https://www.worldreligionnews.com/religion-news/greek-town-celebrates-easter-judas-effigy
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

A few South American Roman Catholics burn Judas effigies as a ritual event on Easter day. The same is followed by residents of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. Unlike other Orthodox Christians, who celebrate the day, these Roman Catholics use this ...

News Greece » Religion: Roman anchors in Malta and ancient maritime religion

News channel or source: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20180411/community/Roman-anchors-in-Malta-and-ancient-maritime-religion.676007
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

A presentation entitled ‘A lucky throw every time: ancient maritime religion and Roman anchors from Malta’ will be held today as part of the Archaeological Society’s lecture programme. The speaker will be Amelia Brown, senior lecturer in Greek ...

News Greece » Religion: Susan McKinney | Fans of Greek myths will enjoy trilogy's final entry

News channel or source: http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2018-04-08/susan-mckinney-fans-greek-myths-will-enjoy-trilogys-final-entry.html
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

She was a goddess, and this upstart religion stole her power. In the end, I believe Selene grows past her pettiness she displayed throughout the trilogy and matures enough to become a "normal human." If you enjoy the Greek myths and like fantasy stories ...

News Greece » Religion: What is religion? You might not like the answer

News channel or source: http://www.therepublic.com/2018/04/11/04112018cr_mark_franke_column/
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

What is the definition of a religion? By that I mean to ask ... Since the root of the word theology is the Greek word for God, the answer appears obvious. But is it? Secular humanists and atheists, who are difficult to tell apart at times, have multiple ...