Greek Church Needs $50 Million for Restoration, Star Says

2/11/2010 The restoration of an abandoned orphanage reclaimed this week by the Greek Orthodox church from Turkey will cost around $50 million, Star newspaper reported. The restoration of the former orphanage on the Island of Buyukada near Istanbul will require that planks from the building, one of the largest wooden structures in Europe, be removed and restored ...

Greek Church rejects personal status Bill

By: Amr Bayoumi The Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria has rejected a new personal status draft law for non-Muslims. Greek Orthodox Church Patriarch Theodoros II reportedly sent a message to Justice Minister Mamdouh Marei in which he pointed out that the church had not been represented in the committee currently debating the draft law. "And so we shall ...