The Holy Synod, the Church of Greece's administrative body, called for continued dialogue with the state but took a strong stand against any changes in the payroll of priests and lay staff proposed by the state, it said on Wednesday.
Greece has moved a step closer to opening its first crematorium, passing a decree that paves the way for a facility to be built in Athens despite persistent criticism from the Orthodox church.
The hierarchy of the Church of Greece is to convene an emergency meeting on Thursday to reach a decision regarding the government’s proposal for the separation of Church and state after the first round of talks between a special committee…
Every year, Orthodox Christians begin celebrating the Nativity of Christ on the Christmas Day. However, the preparations for the celebrations start much before that.
Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece expressed support for talks between the clergy and the state on proposals that regulate clergy payroll and church assets, following a Holy Synod meeting on Tuesday.
A delegation of the Holy Association of Greek Clergymen met on Friday with Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos to discuss the framework of the proposed agreement between the Greek State and the Church.
The Holy Synod of the Hierarchy of the Church of Greece concluded an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the proposed agreement between Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for changes to…
Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos put forward three proposals in his speech to the Holy Synod of the Hierarchy of the Church of Greece, which convened on Friday to decide on the preliminary agreement that he made with Prime…
Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and all the East will be in Athens from November 13 to November 17 on an official visit to the Church of Greece.
A meeting of the Holy Synod of the Hierarchy of the Church of Greece will be held next Friday, November 16, in order to discuss the proposed Church-State Agreement.