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Bishop of Kastoria Seraphim dies of Covid-19; second high-ranking clergy to die of the virus

The Bishop of Kastoria, Seraphim, died early Tuesday morning following complications caused by Covid-19. The 61-year-old Bishop was intubated for the last nine days. He is the second high-ranking clergy in Greece to die of the coronavirus. Seraphim was tested positive in early December. He health deteriorated and was admitted …

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Bishop of Langadas, Ioannis, dies after infection with Covid-19

The Bishop of Langadas. Litis and Retinis, Ioannis died on Sunday after contracting Covid-19. The 62-year-old clergyman was hospitalized in Papanikolaou hospital in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, since last Friday. According to a statement issued by the hospital, Bishop Ioannis was tested positive to virus SARS-CoV-2 on Friday and was hospitalized …

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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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Bishop arrested for holding a mass with faithful despite lockdown

The Bishop of Kythera Seraphim was arrested on Saturday for having opened a church and held a mass in presence of a crowd of people, despite a relevant ban and other lockdown measures imposed by the Greek government to contain the spread. The Bishop had expressed his objection to the …

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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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Jesus speaks to Greek Bishop about Highway Construction

Holy things happen in Greece. Jesus Christ spoke to Bishop Germanos of Ilia Prefecture, Peloponnese, and passed a message to the Prime Minister. Kyriakos Mitsotakis should begin with the construction of the Patras-Pyrgos-Olympia highway, the Bishop told a crowd of faithful protesters in the area. Meanwhile in #Greece. Jesus Christ …

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Bishop Ignatios: He who doesn’t help refugees & migrants “is not a Christian”

Someone who refuses help to refugees and migrants is “neither Greek nor Christian,” Bishop of Dimitriados and Almyros, Ignatios, amid growing protests by local communities against their resettlement from the islands. Speaking to Alpha FM, Ignatios said “I cannot accept anyone who refuses to help refugees and immigrants. For me, …

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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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