| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:17 AM
At least a dozen young people will race to retrieve a cross thrown into the waters of Mother’s Beach in Long Beach on Sunday in the annual Greek Orthodox celebration commemorating the baptism of Jesus Christ.
The Epiphany celebration for the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Tens of thousands of books were lost to fire when a library in Lebanon was set ablaze.
Officials said unknown arsonists torched Tripoli's Saeh Library, or Traveler's Library, Friday after claims that its founder, Father Ibrahim Sarouja, a Greek Orthodox...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Can a person who isn't religious thoroughly enjoy religion? It's a question I've been asking myself since I fulfilled a lifelong desire to attend a midnight Mass on Christmas Eve.
It was raining, but after short walk, I walked in to a packed Victorian...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Mikhail Kalashnikov denied throughout his long life that he bore any responsibility for the millions of deaths caused by his namesake invention, the 100 million-plus AK-47 assault rifles that have been the weapon of choice for guerrillas, terrorists and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The Tee Room at the Newport Beach Golf Course was packed with 140 family members and friends of the Salata brothers as they celebrated the Serbian Christmas on Jan. 7. Serbian Orthodox Christians, like the Salata brothers, celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Angelo J. Nopulos, co-owner for nearly 30 years of the popular Double T Diner in Catonsville, where people from all walks of life rubbed elbows with society swells, judges, businessmen, politicians and celebrities, died Saturday of a heart attack at his...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:30 PM
With films like "Dancer in the Dark," "Dogville" and "Antichrist," Danish provocateur Lars von Trier has long established himself as one of our most divisive filmmakers. Consider our surprise, then, when his latest picture, the sure-to-be-controversial...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Moussaka, souvlaki, saganaki and pastitsio, left, will be on the menu Friday through Sunday at the 32nd annual Greek Festival at St. Mark Greek Orthodox Church (2100 NW 51st St., Boca Raton, 561-994-4822, facebook.com/pages/Boca-Raton-Greek-Festival.)...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A famous Israeli television presenter decides to leave the fast pace of her Tel Aviv life behind and become a devoutly religious Jew. She marries, and disappears into the cloistered fold of Israeli ultra-Orthodox life. After nearly 20 years of living a...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. All you'll find on the docket today is a look at...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:04 PM
KGB agents are apparently not taught history, or so it would seem from Vladimir Putin's recent statement that only "God knows" how a portion of southeastern Ukraine ever became part of that country. The Russian president refers to the region as "New...