- Play CBS VideoVIDEOA visit to Mt. AthosBob Simon steps back in time when he gets rare access to monks in ancient monasteries on a remote Greek peninsula who have lived a Spartan life of prayer in a tradition virtually unchanged for a thousand years. Sunday, April 24, 7 p.m. ET/PT.
After two years of negotiating, Bob Simon and a team from «60 Minutes» were given unprecedented access to document monastic life on Mt. Athos – which is also known as the Holy Mountain and The Garden of the Mother of God. The result is a portrait of a place and a Christian community that hasn’t changed much in a thousand years that most people, other than Orthodox Christians, have ever seen.
Mt. Athos was created by ancient Byzantine emperors to be the spiritual capital of Orthodox Christianity. Millions of Orthodox Christians believe it is the most sacred place on Earth. The story of Mt. Athos will be broadcast on «60 Minutes» Sunday, April 24 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »