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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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Greece to grant licenses to Muslim and Christian houses of worship

Greece is granting licenses to all houses of worship operating in Greece since 1955. According to a circular issued by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religion all houses of worship will get licenses provided that they have been continuously operating since 1955. The move concerns houses of worship used …

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Priceless 18th century icon seized in car in South Turkey

Police in the Mediterranean province of Adana seized on Feb. 22 an 18th century icon that has one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ embroidered on gazelle skin. Police officers from the public security branch stopped a car driving on the Alparslan Türkeş Avenue in the Çukurova district after …

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