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Berlin Church opens to Muslims for prayer
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Berlin Church opens to Muslims for prayer

Panos - May 25, 2020

A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules. Germany allowed religious services to…

Is the Church worse than a hairdresser’s, Metropolitan Hierotheos protests over decision to keep churches sealed
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Is the Church worse than a hairdresser’s, Metropolitan Hierotheos protests over decision to keep churches sealed

Panos - Apr 28, 2020

The spokesman of the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church, Metropolitan of Nafpaktos Hierotheos expressed his strong reaction to the government’s decision to open the churches…

Greek Church leaders’ “ultimatum” demanding reopening of Churches
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Greek Church leaders’ “ultimatum” demanding reopening of Churches

Panos - Apr 27, 2020

Archbishop Ieronymos has requested in a letter to the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis the opening of the Churches, according to reports. The letter, signed by Archbishop Ieronymos…

Church of Greece announces Easter services behind closed doors
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Church of Greece announces Easter services behind closed doors

Panos - Apr 02, 2020

The Church of Greece will hold liturgies during Easter Week behind closed doors, it said on Wednesday, and called on the public to observe coronavirus restrictions, staying…

Greek Church: Receiving Holy Communion cannot be a cause for spread of coronavirus
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Greek Church: Receiving Holy Communion cannot be a cause for spread of coronavirus

Panos - Mar 10, 2020

The Holy Standing Sydon of the Greek Orthodox Church issued a statement informing the flock about the special care and precautionary measures needed while attending mass and…

Chios: Agios Charalambos church was vandalized
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Chios: Agios Charalambos church was vandalized

Panos - Nov 11, 2019

The residents of the village Chalkeos, in the Greek island of Chios, saw a shocking picture this morning, when they opened the church on Sunday morning. The…

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Greek Church Hierarchy rejects Tsipras-Ieronymos plan on clergy payment regime

makis - Nov 16, 2018

The prelacy of the Greek Orthodox Church rejected the draft agreement between Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop of Athens Ieronymos regarding a proposal to change the…

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Holy Church Synod: “No” to the name Macedonia, “rallies are commendable”

makis - Jan 26, 2018

In a clear and unequivocal manner, the Permanent Holy Synod underlined that the Orthodox Church did not accept the term “Macedonia” or its derivative as a constituent…

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The head of the Greek Orthodox Church unwavering on Macedonian name dispute

makis - Jan 10, 2018

The Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece, Ieronymos was unwavering regarding the “Macedonian” issue during his address at the Greek Orthodox Church’s Permanent Holy Synod. According…

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Church of Greece “concerned” by Bulgarian Orthodox Church decision on FYROM Church

makis - Dec 20, 2017

The holy synod of the Church of Greece has expressed concern regarding the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s decision to hold talks with other Orthodox churches on the status…

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Church spokesman rules out talks between Ieronymos, Filis

Panos - Oct 05, 2016

Church of Greece spokesman Haris Konidaris on Wednesday said Archbishop Ieronymos will not hold talks with Education Minister Nikos Filis on the issue of religious classes at…

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Church of Greece pays 3.5 million euros in taxes

Sokratis - Aug 20, 2016

The Church of Greece has announced that it paid 3.5 million euros in taxes this year. It also said it suffered losses of 1.5 million euros after…

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An early Christian church discovered in Turkey

Panos - Feb 11, 2016

A team of Turkish archaeologists have found an early Christian church in an underground settlement near Nevsehir, in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey. The archaeologists have…