Holy Synod meeting to discuss religion at school

11 January 2017
84 Views

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece will convene on March 8 and 9 to discuss its course of action over the new way, introduced by the government, that religion is taught at school.

The issue had been a source of friction between former education minister Nikos Filis and the Church of Greece. Filis said he wanted to rid schools of religious catechism and replace it with a course on world religions.

The Church has already formed a three-member committee of clerics to evaluate the new system at the end of the school year.

You may be interested

Nearly 1,500 refugees passed into Greece in August
GREECE
shares94 views
GREECE
shares94 views

Nearly 1,500 refugees passed into Greece in August

makis - Aug 18, 2017

The number of refugees and illegal migrants that have landed in the Greek islands of the northern Aegean Sea have…

Father arrested after prostituting daughter for 5 euros
GREECE
shares80 views
GREECE
shares80 views

Father arrested after prostituting daughter for 5 euros

makis - Aug 18, 2017

A father was detained by police after it was revealed that he had been allegedly prostituting his 14-year-old girl on…

Greece does not recognise communist regime crimes
GREECE
shares74 views
GREECE
shares74 views

Greece does not recognise communist regime crimes

makis - Aug 18, 2017

The Greek government declined to take part in an international conference that denounces crimes committed by communist regimes. The Greek…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.