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Professors at Ioannina University resign en masse

Professors in the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Ioannina, western Greece, submitted their resignations en masse to the rector in order to show support to students. Reason for the mass resignations is that faculty graduates are not being granted professional rights. The decision was taken at the General …

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National Theater teachers resign en masse in solidarity with Drama School studentsprotest

A total of 42 teachers at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece’s (NTG) resigned en masse on Wednesday in solidarity with their students over a controversial presidential decree. Protests were held on the same day with main slogan demanding the resignation of culture Minister Lina Mendoni. Δυναμική …

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Greek PM to announce plan for electricity rates as first mass lawsuit filed

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will announce the national support plan aiming to relief households and businesses from exorbitant electricity rates. The televised message will be broadcast at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. The new measures are scheduled to be presented in detail on Friday, May 6, by the finance and the …

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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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Holy Synod suspends daily services, weddings, baptism, keeps churches open

Following a lot of “gentle” pressure by the government, the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church took a historic decision to impose several restrictions in the operation of the churches across the country and to call on vulnerable groups of the society and elderly to stay home. “Everybody should …

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Anarchists interrupt Sunday mass in Thessaloniki, smash offices of SYRIZA-ANEL in Athens

A group of anarchists stormed the cathedral in Thessaloniki and interrupted the  mass on Sunday morning. They shouted insults, threw leaflets and quarreled with priests and members of the parish. The priest of the church came out to speak with the protesters who reportedly pushed him away with their hands. …

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