Tag: Holy Synod

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Greece’s coronavirus death toll tops 100

A hundred people have died in Greece after contracting coronavirus, the latest figures reveal. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece has also risen to 2,145, according to the latest update…

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All religious services banned, for now

Greece’s Ministry of Education and Religion and Ministry of Health announced on Monday that religious services for the public of all faiths are banned between April 12 and 20. The announcement of…

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Easter services to go ahead in Greece

Education and Religions Minister Niki Kerameus announced that the liturgies at churches and monasteries could be carried out during Easter behind closed doors. The decision comes after a recent request by of…

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Greek Church requests to be exempt from lockdown

Greece’s Education and Religion Ministry announced on Thursday that Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece requested an exemption from the coronavirus curfew measures, to carry on liturgies on a normal schedule,…

His Eminence Metropolitan Myron arrives in New Zealand 7

His Eminence Metropolitan Myron arrives in New Zealand

His Eminence Metropolitan Myron has arrived in New Zealand for his enthronement. He was elected Metropolitan of New Zealand by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate at the end of May, following…

Gender Bill provokes the Greek Church 12

Gender Bill provokes the Greek Church

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church has appealed to the political class to withdraw the proposed draft bill on gender. The draft bill on the legal recognition of gender identity…