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“Children of same-sex couples will be baptized when grown up,” says Archbishop of Greece (POLL)

An odd announcement by the Archbishop of the Church of Greece about children of same-sex couples and baptism: “The Church will wait for them to grow up and if they wish, they will be baptized,” the leader of Greek Church, Archbishop Ieronymos has said on Thursday, media reported. “We love …

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Archbishop of Greece: “There could be a referendum on same-sex- couples”

Archbishop of Greece Ieronymos did not rule out the necessity of a referendum regarding marriage and parenthood of same-sex couples, even though the Church is not an institution to take political decisions. “There could be a referendum on same-sex couples,” Ieronymos told reporters on Friday. “To know what we are …

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Greek Parliament adopts law allowing same sex couples to be foster parents

With broader majority, the Greek Parliament adopted the new law on adoption as well as Article 8 of the draft law that allows fostering by same sex couples living under civil partnership. Article 8 divided political parties, even progressive SYRIZA, with some lawmakers from the ruling left-wing party to claim …

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Legislation for same-sex couples adopted, while some Bishop had church bells ring in “mourning”

Greece made a huge step towards civil rights, despite the fact that some Greek Bishop had the church bells ring in “mourning” for two days. Greece made a significant step to harmonize the country’s legislation with the legislation of other European countries and officially accept the realities of 21st century: …

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A summary of KTG posts Nov 27-28, 2013

For those who missed our posts on KTG.wordpress… below I copy paste the news. This is actually a service for the RSS Feed and E-mail subscribers: Rhodes floods: body of missing teacher washed ashore in Turkey Nov 27, 2013  The body of the teacher who went missing in Rhodes floods was …

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