Stories on Video on the otherworldly Mt. Athos, a self-governed peninsula in Greece that's home to 20 monasteries and some 2,000 monks.
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Mt. Athos - Part 1 (14 Minutes)
Mt. Athos - Part 2 (13 Minutes)
Travelogue for Mt. Athos monasteries (7 Minutes)
Bastions of the Orthodox Faith (1 Minute)
Father Iakovos, who has been living at the Simonospetras monastery for 25 years, explains why the monasteries were built like fortresses.
Mt. Athos' 'art' (2 Minutes)
Father Maximos told Bob Simon that the treasures held at the monasteries at Mt. Athos are not art, but devotional items. Putting a monetary value on the collection, he says, would be impossible.
Mt. Athos' Autonomy (2 Minutes)
Mount Athos is an autonomous, self-administered region within Greece. Father Maximos explains how this came to be.
Life on Mt. Athos (2 Minutes)
Are monks living at Mt. Athos in northern Greece happier people than people in the outside world? Father Matthew certainly thinks so and explains why.