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Tsipras Vows To Bring Draft Bill on State-Church Relations, Ieronymos Agrees

Following a decision by the Church of Greece's Hierarchy on Friday,  the Prime Minister's office vowed to proceed immediately with the drafting of a bill...

Greek Government Insists State Decides on Clergy Payroll

The Prime Minister's office responded to the decisions of the Church of Greece Holy Synod on Friday stating that only the State can decide...

Greece has Highest Percentage of Priests in Europe

Greece has the most priests in Europe in proportion to its population, with the recent economic crisis pushing more young Greeks to see the...

Greeks Join the Clergy Due to Crisis

The Greek financial crisis appears to have driven many young Greeks to join the clergy. “It requires dedication. It is a life decision to...

Restricted Internet Use for Clergy Members

The Greek Orthodox Church Holy Synod issued a formal notice which limits the internet use allowed to clerics and monks. In its notice, the...

Pan-Hellenic Holy Foundation Taken Over by Clergy; Island Residents Disapprove

On Sunday, residents of Tinos showed their disapproval towards His Eminence Dorotheos II, Metropolitan of Syros, during a protest which took place in the...

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