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Greek Orthodox Church prepares to recognize the autocephalus Church of Ukraine

Less than a week after Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I signed a tomos of autocephaly for the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, formally recognizing the Church’s independence, the Greek orthodox Church has launched the procedure needed for the recognition of the Church of Ukraine. The tomos was signed on January 5 at …

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Greek Orthodox Church calls on Gov’t to withdraw Gender Change bill

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church urged the coalition government to withdraw a legislation on gender change that is to be voted through the Parliament on upcoming Monday. In a statement the Holy Synod said that the proposed bill challenges the feeling society, it torpedoes the sacred institution …

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Greek Church will not hold funeral services to those choosing cremation

Believers in Greece, beware! Greek Orthodox Church turns its back to those who choose cremation over traditional burial. In a circular sent to all Metropolises, the Holy Synod of Bishops says that no priest will hold a funeral service and a memorial service to those who explicitly declared they wanted …

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Taxing the Greek Orthodox Church? Archbishop of Athens Ieronimos Declares Transparency

Archbishop of Athens and all Greece Ieronimos decided to give a thorough answer to all these reports and publications appearing in international press about the “Taxation of the Greek Orthodox Church”. The letter addressed to Greek PM and the EU leaders aims to “restore the truth”, as it is said: Letter about …

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