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Bishop Amvrosios excommunicates PM Mitsotakis, Religion Minister

One of the most hardcore bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church, Amvrosios, excommunicated the Prime Minister, the Education & Religious Affairs Minister as well as the head of the Civil Protection over the dispute whether the faithful can get infected with the coronavirus through the Holy Communion. Bishop Amvrosios read …

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Greek Bishop “discovers” drug against coronavirus: Holy Water

Retired Greek Orthodox bishop Amvrosios presented to the faithful the “absolute” medication against the coronavirus: a small spray container full of Holy Water. This is the “eternal and indefinable” protection, he claimed. The former Bishop of Kalavryta and Aegialia, Perloponnese, had a guest appearance last Friday, during the special pre-Easter …

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Controversial Bishop of Kalavryta, Amvrosios, resigns

Hardcore Metropolitan Bishop of Kalavryta and Aigialia, Amvrosios announced his resignation during the morning mess on Sunday. The resignation of the 81-year-old Amvrosios was planted for quite some time after he was sentenced for hate speech. In his speech to the parish on Sunday, he explained the reasons for his …

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Hardcore Bishop kicks needy man out of Seniors’ Home for being gay

Justice stepped in and investigates  media reports according to which a needy old man was kicked out from a seniors’ home for being gay. The Seniors’ Home belongs to the Metropolis of Kalavryta of the hardcore Bishop Amvrosios. According to local media reports, the elderly man is suffering from serious …

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Church bells in Kalavryta to ring in mourning over Macedonia deal

The hardliner Metropolit of Kalavryta and Aigialia,  Amvrosios, has ordered the churches to ring the bells in mourning until Saturday, when Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, and his FYROM counterpart, Zoran Zaef will sign the Macedonia Agreement. The bells will ring in mourning every morning from 11:00 am to 11:15 …

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Prosecutor appeals court decision to acquit Bishop Amvrosios of homophobic rant

A prosecutor of the misdemeanors court in Aigio, western Greece, has appealed an earlier court decision to acquit bishop Amvrosios, on the charge of inciting hatred against homosexuals. The controversial bishop of Kalavryta most likely will find himself back to the court room. That decision had cleared Amvrosios of violating …

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Local court acquits Metropolit Amvrosios over hate speech against gays

A court in Aigio acquitted Metropolit of Aigialia and Kalavryta Amvrosios of hate speech and opened the Pandoras’s box with some media to describe the decision as “shame” and many Greeks in social media to speak of “impunity” and a “parody” of a trial. In his testimony at the court, …

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Colonel Dertilis funeral turns into a show for junta remnants

A 22-year-old man was arrested during the funeral of one of junta architects Nikolaos Dertilis on Thursday. Police arrested the man because of possession of 21 bullet shells, after gunshots were fired during the funeral to honour the deceased junta colonel. The funeral was attended by several lawmakers and supporters of extreme-right …

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