Greeks Seek Strength in the Powers of a Revered Monk to Predict Events

Wall Street JournalGordon Fairclough Elder Paisios Expected Travails; A Skeptical Facebook Page Draws Ire December 3, 2012 SOUROTI, Greece—Legend has it that nearly three decades ago, a bearded Orthodox Christian mystic visiting here made an unsettling prediction: Greece in the future would experience a “great disruption and confusion,” followed by hunger and political turmoil. Believers ...