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Younger Greeks Turning their Back on Religion, New Research Claims

Greece is second among 106 countries where people under the age of 40 are less likely to say religion is "very important" in their...

Greek Government Attacks Court Decision on Religion Lessons

The Greek government has launched an attack on the Council of State after this week's decision that changes in grade-school religion lessons are unconstitutional. The...

Council of State Deems Changes in Religion Lessons Unconstitutional

The Council of State on Tuesday ruled that the changes made by former education minister Nikos Filis in religion lessons are unconstitutional and contrary...

Tsipras: No Tradition, no Religion Requires People to Remain on the Sidelines

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defended the government's draft bill on the legal recognition of gender identity in parliament on Monday, saying that no...

Church of Greece to Participate in Context of Religion Textbooks

The joint commission of the Ministry of Education and the Church of Greece have decided that the context of religion textbooks will be co-decided...

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Greece Must Respect All Religions

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning Greece's reaction to the reading of the Quran and call for prayer in Hagia Sophia, accusing...

Greek State Recognizes Paganism as Religion

Greek Pagans are granted legal status as polytheism is officially a religion in Greece, according to the Supreme Council of Ethnikoi Hellenes (YSEE). YSEE is a...

Discussions Between Church and State About Religion Classes in Public Schools Continues

On March 8-9, the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece held discussions focusing on the new stipulations that the Greek government has introduced...

Greek Education Ministry to Change Religion Lessons as of September

The Greek Ministry of Education has decided to change the lesson of Religion in the new school year, according to a Proto Thema website...

Holy Synod to Hold Meeting on Religion Classes in Greek Schools in March

Starting on March 8-9, the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece will hold a discussion regarding how religion should be taught in Greek schools. The...

Kammenos Sides With Church in Keeping Catechism-Based Religion Classes in Schools

Earlier this week Education Minister Nikos Filis stated that religious classes in public schools should be taught in a context of a religious studies...

Religious Studies Change in Greek Schools to Include Other Religions

The religious studies lesson in Greek schools will get a complete overhaul to include other religions as well, Education Minister Nikos Filis announced. The minister...

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