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Two bishops summoned for disobeying Covid-measures

Two bishops have been summoned to the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece for disobeying and disrespecting decisions reagrding the Covid-19 measures during the Easter times. Bishop of Kythera Seraphim and Bishop of Aitolia Kosmas will have to explain themselves over their “disobedience and disrespect of the unanimous decision …

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State to pay also salaries for non-clergy staff working at Church facilities

The Greek state will come up for the cost of non-cleric personnel working at facilities of the Church of Greece, the Holy Synod revealed on Tuesday. What is interesting is that news came from the Holy Synod and not from the government or the conservative Prime Minister’s office who was …

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Council of State rejects Church appeal for tax-free revenues from leased properties

The Council of State (CoS) has rejected an appeal by the Orthodox Church of Greece requesting that it be excluded from paying taxes on income generated from the leasing of properties in urban areas. The Church had requested a return of 2.9 million euros in taxes paid for income generated …

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Church of Greece officially supports Macedonia protest rally in Athens

The Church of Greece will officially participate in the protest rally on Macedonia name for the Former Republic of Macedonia. “The church will support the protest rally provided it is peaceful and without political or party affiliations,” the leader of the Greek Orthodox Church of Greece, Archbishop Ieronymos II, said …

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Church of Greece paid €3.5million in taxes

In the name of God, of faith and of transparency…  On the occasion of approving the finances report for the year 2015, the Holy Synod of the Greek Church issued a statement concerning the Revenues and Expenses for the management year 2015. The statement includes also the payments by the …

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Church of Greece requests the withdrawal of shoes

I would never thought that the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece would care about …shoes. But this is exactly what happened! Because a shoe-manufacturer brought to the market shoes bearing the symbol of the Holy Cross on their soles. In a statement the Holy Synod of the Church …

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Number of Greeks seeking charity free meals increased dramatically

A sharp increase in free meals demand by Greeks has been recorded by the Church  in recent months. Father Chrysostomos Symeonidis from the  Charitable Service of Church of Greece told news portal Capital that since last September the number of Greeks seeking free meals distributed by the Church has been dramatically increased. “While last year …

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