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Greece’s Catholic and Orthodox Churches
Catholic News Service (31 May 2012)
OXFORD, England (CNS) — Greece’s Catholic Church accused a leader of the Orthodox Church of “intolerance and fanaticism” after he sued a Catholic archbishop for illegal proselytism.

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Picture of the Day: A Wooden Foundation
Parishioners head home after the Divine Liturgy at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Ladomirová, Slovakia. (photo: Andrej Bán)

Picture of the Day: Light A Candle
A parishioner raises a candlestick as a symbol of light during the Greek Catholic Divine Liturgy. (photo: Andrej Bán

Picture of the Day: Sleigh Ride
Jan Mrug and his children play with a new pony at the family farm in Jakubany, Slovakia. (photo: Andrej Bán)

Picture of the Day: The 12th Day of Christmas
Four young carolers pose in their home-made costumes in front of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Kosmach.

Picture of the Day: Easter in the East
In this image from 2001, Ruthenian Greek Catholics celebrate the paschal mystery in the village of Tichy Potok in Slovakia. (photo: Jacqueline Ruyuak)

Picture of the Day: Where Mary is Revered
Pictures of the Virgin Mary are ubiquitous in the village of Hodasz, Hungary. Above, an image of Mary adorns the wall of a home. (photo:Balazs Gardi/VII Network)

Picture of the Day: Tradition in Slovakia
Girls wearing traditional dress participate in an Easter celebration in Jakubany, a village in northern Slovakia. (photo: Father Damian Saraka)

Picture of the Day: Preservation and Prayer
Father Mezo hears confessions at Protection of the Virgin Mary Church in Nyírascád, Hungary (photo: Balazs Gardi)

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Picture of the Day: Divine Liturgy Down Under
Anyone who thinks Australia is just kangaroos and koala bears should check out Sean Sprague’s profile of the continent’s diverse religions from 2007.

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Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Shall We Dance?
An elderly couple dance at an event organized by a local social club in the Slovak village of Jakubany. (photo: Andrej Bán)

Picture of the Day: Mary in Slovakia
An icon of the Virgin and Child hangs inside St. Michael the Archangel in Ladomirová. (photo: Andrej Bán)

Picture of the Day: Cold and Hungary
An elderly woman braves the harsh winter in Nyírascád, a village of 4,400. (photo: Balasz Gardi)

Picture of the Day: Light at the End of the Tunnel
A seminarian walks down the corridor of the St. Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, in Hajdudorog, Hungary. (photo: Tivadar Domaniczky)

Picture of the Day: Instruments of Faith
Greek Catholic seminarians in Hungary find some free time for socializing. (photo: Tivadar Domaniczky)

Picture of the Day: Minding Peas and Queues
The Rev. Manolis Nirakis of St. Ayia Zoni Greek Orthodox Church in Athens overlooks the activity at the church's soup kitchen. (photo: Don Duncan)

Picture of the Day: Holding on to the Holy in Hungary
Greek Catholic women say a prayer in the Hungarian village of Nyírascád.

90 Years, 90 Heroes:
Bishop George Calavassy

Greek Catholic Bishop George Calavassy’s requests for aid for his church, taxed by a refugee crisis following World War I, led to the creation of CNEWA...

Picture of the Day:
Greek Catholics Passing on the Light of Faith

Carrying on traditions

Picture of the Day: Making Peroghi for Lent
An Eastern European tradition lives on