GREEK PRIME MINISTER TO INITIATE PROCESS OF SEPARATION OF CHURCH FROM STATE

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Orthochristian.com - 27/6/18 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras intends to initiate the process of separating the Greek Orthodox Church from the Greek state and revising the relevant article of the Greek constitution, reports Russian Athens with reference to the Greek paper Kathimerini. According to the Greek publication, within the next month Tsipras will present his plan for the revision of the ...

Greece Passes Transgender Rights Bill Amid Furious Church Protests

Sputniknews - 11/10/17 The Parliament of Greece has passed a bill that allows transgender people to legally change their gender without the need for medical tests or sterilization, a move that has divided the Mediterranean nation. The new law has revised an existing statute that required anyone who wished their legal gender changed to be diagnosed with a "gender identity ...

ABBOT OF DOCHARIOU MONASTERY: THEY ARE PROGRESSIVELY DESTROYING ORTHODOXY

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Pravoslavie.ru - 31/5/17 Archimandrite Gregory (Zumis), abbot of the Athonite Dionysiou Monastery, has commented on the anti-Christian attitude and situation in Greece and the European Union, where rulers seem to be doing all they can to eliminate the Church, reports AgionOros. “Our rulers can’t stand all the smells of incense and candles and are consciously struggling against ...

Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana Proposed for Greek President

February 2015 The name of Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana is allegedly added to the list of possible candidates for the President of the Hellenic Republic. According to Greek newspaper “To Vima,” SYRIZA members associated with Mount Athos are trying to convince Archbishop Anastasios to become the next Greek President. So far, Anastasios is refusing, citing his social ...

Archbishop Ieronymos Urges SYRIZA Leader to Vote in Greek Presidential Ballot

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 Philip Chrysopoulos - 24/12/14 According to Greek media, Archbishop Ieronymos allegedly urged SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras to vote for a new President in Parliament. Tsipras visited the Dimitrios Center for Creative Activities of the Christian “Mission” where he had a 20-minute meeting with the Archbishop. Ieronymos told him that he supports consensus and understanding between political forces. During ...

Church, SYRIZA seek understanding

24/11/2012  Signs that crisis has led to improved relations between two sides previously at odds. Tectonic shifts in the political landscape caused by Greece’s economic meltdown have fomented a tacit alliance between Orthodox Church leaders and the secular left-wing SYRIZA party, analysts say. Poised to win the next parliamentary election, whenever that may take place, SYRIZA chief Alexis ...