Religion – The Greek Observer https://thegreekobserver.com Fri, 29 Mar 2019 18:50:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 Why easter is called easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/03/29/why-easter-is-called-easter-and-other-little-known-facts-about-the-holiday/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=why-easter-is-called-easter-and-other-little-known-facts-about-the-holiday https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/03/29/why-easter-is-called-easter-and-other-little-known-facts-about-the-holiday/#respond Fri, 29 Mar 2019 18:50:06 +0000 https://thegreekobserver.com/?p=59737 Why easter is called easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

On April 21, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration changes from year to year.

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Holy Synod rejects church-state deal https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/03/21/holy-synod-rejects-church-state-deal-education-ministry-reacts/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=holy-synod-rejects-church-state-deal-education-ministry-reacts https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/03/21/holy-synod-rejects-church-state-deal-education-ministry-reacts/#respond Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:10:22 +0000 https://thegreekobserver.com/?p=59259 Holy Synod rejects church-state deal
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Holy Synod

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.

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Greece defies church with step towards first crematorium https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/03/12/greece-defies-church-with-step-towards-first-crematorium/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=greece-defies-church-with-step-towards-first-crematorium https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/03/12/greece-defies-church-with-step-towards-first-crematorium/#respond Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:10:16 +0000 https://thegreekobserver.com/?p=58607 Greece defies church with step towards first crematorium
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Young Children Church

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.

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Church to meet to decide on split from state https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/03/12/church-to-meet-to-decide-on-split-from-state/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=church-to-meet-to-decide-on-split-from-state https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/03/12/church-to-meet-to-decide-on-split-from-state/#respond Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:20:12 +0000 https://thegreekobserver.com/?p=58551 Church to meet to decide on split from state
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Ieronymos - Holy Synod

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 of clerics and the Ministry of Education and Religion ended last month.

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Athens: Two-day religious conference to be held in the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/02/21/athens-two-day-religious-conference-to-be-held-in-the-hellenic-ministry-of-foreign-affairs/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=athens-two-day-religious-conference-to-be-held-in-the-hellenic-ministry-of-foreign-affairs https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/02/21/athens-two-day-religious-conference-to-be-held-in-the-hellenic-ministry-of-foreign-affairs/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:36:53 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=57315 Athens: Two-day religious conference to be held in the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs

A two day religious conference will be held in Athens on the last day of February. The conference entitled Religious and Ecclesiastical Diplomacy in the 21st Century will touch upon the major religious and operational issues related to Christian populations and their coexistence with other religious communities across the world.

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Greek Prime Minister will meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch in Halki Theological School on Wednesday https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/02/03/greek-prime-minister-will-meet-ecumenical-patriarch-halki-theological-school-wednesday/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=greek-prime-minister-will-meet-ecumenical-patriarch-halki-theological-school-wednesday https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/02/03/greek-prime-minister-will-meet-ecumenical-patriarch-halki-theological-school-wednesday/#respond Sun, 03 Feb 2019 13:27:33 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=56235 Greek Prime Minister will meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch in Halki Theological School on Wednesday

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Wednesday in the Theological School of Halki.

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First Orthodox church to be built in Turkey since 1923 https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/01/09/first-orthodox-church-to-be-built-in-turkey-since-1923/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=first-orthodox-church-to-be-built-in-turkey-since-1923 https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/01/09/first-orthodox-church-to-be-built-in-turkey-since-1923/#respond Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:20:08 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=54855 First Orthodox church to be built in Turkey since 1923
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Young Children Church

Municipal authorities in Istanbul have given the go-ahead for the construction of the first Orthodox church in the city since 1923, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported on Wednesday.

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Ecumenical Patriarch presents independence decree to Ukrainian church leader https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/01/07/ecumenical-patriarch-presents-independence-decree-to-ukrainian-church-leader/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ecumenical-patriarch-presents-independence-decree-to-ukrainian-church-leader https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2019/01/07/ecumenical-patriarch-presents-independence-decree-to-ukrainian-church-leader/#respond Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:16:22 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=54716 Ecumenical Patriarch presents independence decree to Ukrainian church leader
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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople on Sunday presented a decree of independence to the head of the nascent Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

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What to know about the Greek Christmas Eve Church service https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/12/24/what-to-know-about-the-greek-christmas-eve-church-service/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-to-know-about-the-greek-christmas-eve-church-service https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/12/24/what-to-know-about-the-greek-christmas-eve-church-service/#respond Mon, 24 Dec 2018 16:42:28 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=54313 What to know about the Greek Christmas Eve Church service
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Orthodox Church

Every year, Orthodox Christians begin celebrating the Nativity of Christ on the Christmas Day. However, the preparations for the celebrations start much before that.

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Archbishop Ieronymos on talks with state: “All discussions are welcome” https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/12/11/archbishop-ieronymos-on-talks-with-state-all-discussions-are-welcome/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=archbishop-ieronymos-on-talks-with-state-all-discussions-are-welcome https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/12/11/archbishop-ieronymos-on-talks-with-state-all-discussions-are-welcome/#respond Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:51:52 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=53757 Archbishop Ieronymos on talks with state: “All discussions are welcome”
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Ieronymos Manchester Terrorist Attack

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.

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Association of Clergymen meets with Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/12/07/association-of-clergymen-meets-with-archbishop-of-athens-and-all-greece-ieronymos/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=association-of-clergymen-meets-with-archbishop-of-athens-and-all-greece-ieronymos https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/12/07/association-of-clergymen-meets-with-archbishop-of-athens-and-all-greece-ieronymos/#respond Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:51:43 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=53564 Association of Clergymen meets with Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos
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Ieronymos - Holy Synod

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.

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Church Hierarchy concludes meeting on changes to Church-State relations; two metropolitans depart https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/11/16/church-hierarchy-concludes-meeting-on-changes-to-church-state-relations-two-metropolitans-depart/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=church-hierarchy-concludes-meeting-on-changes-to-church-state-relations-two-metropolitans-depart https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/11/16/church-hierarchy-concludes-meeting-on-changes-to-church-state-relations-two-metropolitans-depart/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:38:06 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=52443 Church Hierarchy concludes meeting on changes to Church-State relations; two metropolitans depart
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Holy Synod

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 Church-State relations.

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Archbishop Ieronymos to Hierarchs: Today is the start of a free Church https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/11/16/archbishop-ieronymos-to-hierarchs-today-is-the-start-of-a-free-church/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=archbishop-ieronymos-to-hierarchs-today-is-the-start-of-a-free-church https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/11/16/archbishop-ieronymos-to-hierarchs-today-is-the-start-of-a-free-church/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:47:58 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=52423 Archbishop Ieronymos to Hierarchs: Today is the start of a free Church
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Ieronymos - Holy Synod

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 Minister Alexis Tsipras on changing relations between the State and the Church, according to sources.

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II on official visit to Athens https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/11/09/syriac-orthodox-patriarch-ignatius-aphrem-ii-on-official-visit-to-athens/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=syriac-orthodox-patriarch-ignatius-aphrem-ii-on-official-visit-to-athens https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/11/09/syriac-orthodox-patriarch-ignatius-aphrem-ii-on-official-visit-to-athens/#respond Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:29:29 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=52029 Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II on official visit to Athens
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem

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.

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Holy Synod of the Hierarchy of the Church of Greece to meet on November 16 https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/11/09/holy-synod-of-the-hierarchy-of-the-church-of-greece-to-meet-on-november-16/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=holy-synod-of-the-hierarchy-of-the-church-of-greece-to-meet-on-november-16 https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/11/09/holy-synod-of-the-hierarchy-of-the-church-of-greece-to-meet-on-november-16/#respond Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:52:32 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=52010 Holy Synod of the Hierarchy of the Church of Greece to meet on November 16
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Holy Synod

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.

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Russian Orthodox Church breaks off relations with Ecumenical Patriarchate over Ukraine church https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/10/16/russian-orthodox-church-breaks-off-relations-with-ecumenical-patriarchate-over-ukraine-church/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=russian-orthodox-church-breaks-off-relations-with-ecumenical-patriarchate-over-ukraine-church https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/10/16/russian-orthodox-church-breaks-off-relations-with-ecumenical-patriarchate-over-ukraine-church/#respond Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:10:07 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=50506 Russian Orthodox Church breaks off relations with Ecumenical Patriarchate over Ukraine church
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Russian Orthodox Church

The Russian Orthodox Church broke off relations with the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul, seat of the spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians, on Monday over the latter’s decision to grant autocephaly, or independence, to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

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Miraculous church of Panagia Plataniotissa in Kalavryta https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/09/21/miraculous-church-of-panagia-plataniotissa-in-kalavryta/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=miraculous-church-of-panagia-plataniotissa-in-kalavryta https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/09/21/miraculous-church-of-panagia-plataniotissa-in-kalavryta/#respond Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:34:39 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=49120 Miraculous church of Panagia Plataniotissa in Kalavryta
Panagia Plataniotissa

Panagia Plataniotissa

At the village of Plataniotissa, 30km northwest of Kalavryta, at a beautiful green location, is one of the holiest and most unique pilgrimages of Greece, Panagia Plataniotissa (All Holy Virgin of the Plane Tree) which is tucked inside the hollow of a large plane tree.

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Ecumenical Patriarchate granting autocephaly to Orthodox Church in the Ukraine https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/09/07/ecumenical-patriarchate-granting-autocephaly-to-orthodox-church-in-the-ukraine/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ecumenical-patriarchate-granting-autocephaly-to-orthodox-church-in-the-ukraine https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/09/07/ecumenical-patriarchate-granting-autocephaly-to-orthodox-church-in-the-ukraine/#respond Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:04:34 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=48411 Ecumenical Patriarchate granting autocephaly to Orthodox Church in the Ukraine
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Orthodox Church

The Ecumenical Patriarchate has begun proceedings to give autonomous status to the Orthodox Church in the Ukraine, it announced on Friday.

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew meets with Patriarch Kiril of Moscow in Istanbul https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/09/01/ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-meets-with-patriarch-kiril-of-moscow-in-istanbul/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-meets-with-patriarch-kiril-of-moscow-in-istanbul https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/09/01/ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-meets-with-patriarch-kiril-of-moscow-in-istanbul/#respond Sat, 01 Sep 2018 16:37:29 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=48125 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew meets with Patriarch Kiril of Moscow in Istanbul
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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Phanar in Istanbul on Friday. Patriarch Kirill arrived at Phanar at 10:00 a.m. under tight security.

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew encourages support for fire victims https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/07/25/ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-encourages-support-for-fire-victims/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-encourages-support-for-fire-victims https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/07/25/ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-encourages-support-for-fire-victims/#respond Wed, 25 Jul 2018 14:28:06 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=47045 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew encourages support for fire victims
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Archbishop Constantinople Bartholomew Great Lent

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew called on Greeks living in Istanbul on Wednesday to send financial assistance to those hurt by the fires in Attica.

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Archbishop Ieronymos meets with two lawmakers https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/06/27/archbishop-ieronymos-meets-with-two-lawmakers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=archbishop-ieronymos-meets-with-two-lawmakers https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/06/27/archbishop-ieronymos-meets-with-two-lawmakers/#respond Wed, 27 Jun 2018 17:43:29 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=45820 Archbishop Ieronymos meets with two lawmakers
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Ieronymos Manchester Terrorist Attack

Archbishop of Athens Ieronymos met on Wednesday with New Democracy lawmaker Athanasios Kavvadas and Syriza lawmaker Ioannis Karagiannis.

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew opens ecological symposium on Attica https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/06/06/ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-opens-ecological-symposium-on-attica/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-opens-ecological-symposium-on-attica https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/06/06/ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-opens-ecological-symposium-on-attica/#respond Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:34:30 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=44347 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew opens ecological symposium on Attica
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Bartholomew

Environmental and social issues are connected and should be approached in the spirit of collaboration by everyone, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said on Tuesday, during remarks opening the International Ecological Symposium at the Acropolis Museum.

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Ecumenical Patriarchate organizes ecological symposium in Greece https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/06/01/ecumenical-patriarchate-organizes-ecological-symposium-in-greece/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ecumenical-patriarchate-organizes-ecological-symposium-in-greece https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/06/01/ecumenical-patriarchate-organizes-ecological-symposium-in-greece/#respond Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:43:43 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=44064 Ecumenical Patriarchate organizes ecological symposium in Greece
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Patriarch Bartholomew

According to a press release that Ecumenical Patriarchate posted on its facebook account, "His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will open an international ecological symposium in Athens and the Saronic Islands this coming Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

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New law allowing same-sex couples to become foster parents criticized by Holy Synod https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/05/10/new-law-allowing-same-sex-couples-to-become-foster-parents-criticized-by-holy-synod/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-law-allowing-same-sex-couples-to-become-foster-parents-criticized-by-holy-synod https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/05/10/new-law-allowing-same-sex-couples-to-become-foster-parents-criticized-by-holy-synod/#respond Thu, 10 May 2018 17:13:31 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=42823 New law allowing same-sex couples to become foster parents criticized by Holy Synod
Holy Synod about Nikos Kotzias Threat

Holy Synod about Nikos Kotzias Threat

The new law that allows same-sex couples to become foster parents denies certain children the right to grow in a normal family environment," the Holy Synod of the Greek Church said on Thursday, criticizing the government for introducing the law.

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Halki Theological School will be opened soon https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/05/05/bartholomew-halki-theological-school-will-be-opened-soon/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bartholomew-halki-theological-school-will-be-opened-soon https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/05/05/bartholomew-halki-theological-school-will-be-opened-soon/#respond Sat, 05 May 2018 17:34:54 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=42440 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Halki Theological School will be opened soon
Bartholomew

Bartholomew

The time when the Halki Theological School will be reopened is near, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said during his meeting with a delegation of the AHEPA Hellenic Association. During the meeting, special mention was made of the intensive efforts on the part of the US Senate to reopen the Theological School.

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Patriarch Bartholomew discusses with Erdogan patriarchate’s problems in Ankara https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/25/patriarch-bartholomew-discusses-with-erdogan-patriarchates-problems-in-ankara/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=patriarch-bartholomew-discusses-with-erdogan-patriarchates-problems-in-ankara https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/25/patriarch-bartholomew-discusses-with-erdogan-patriarchates-problems-in-ankara/#respond Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:42:22 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=41841 Patriarch Bartholomew discusses with Erdogan patriarchate’s problems in Ankara
Archbishop Constantinople Bartholomew Great Lent

Archbishop Constantinople Bartholomew Great Lent

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew had a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss matters relating to the patriarchate and the Greek community in Turkey at the presidential mansion in Ankara on Wednesday. The meeting was also attended by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to meet Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/25/ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-to-meet-recep-tayyip-erdogan-on-wednesday/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-to-meet-recep-tayyip-erdogan-on-wednesday https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/25/ecumenical-patriarch-bartholomew-to-meet-recep-tayyip-erdogan-on-wednesday/#respond Wed, 25 Apr 2018 09:50:40 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=41768 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to meet Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday
Archbishop Constantinople Bartholomew Great Lent

Archbishop Constantinople Bartholomew Great Lent

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is in Ankara, where he will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at 16:30 in the afternoon.

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Metropolitan of Adrianople Amphilochios to visit the two Greek soldiers detained in Turkey https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/10/metropolitan-of-adrianople-amphilochios-to-visit-the-two-greek-soldiers-detained-in-turkey/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=metropolitan-of-adrianople-amphilochios-to-visit-the-two-greek-soldiers-detained-in-turkey https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/10/metropolitan-of-adrianople-amphilochios-to-visit-the-two-greek-soldiers-detained-in-turkey/#respond Tue, 10 Apr 2018 06:32:41 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=40839 Metropolitan of Adrianople Amphilochios to visit the two Greek soldiers detained in Turkey
Greek Soldiers

Greek Soldiers

In his message for the Easter, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew announced that the Metropolitan of Adrianople, Amphilochios, will visit on Sunday the two Greek soldiers detained in Turkey as he eventually managed to receive permission from the authorities after persistent efforts.

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Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria stresses importance of Greek economy’s resurrection https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/10/patriarch-theodore-ii-of-alexandria-stresses-importance-of-greek-economys-resurrection/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=patriarch-theodore-ii-of-alexandria-stresses-importance-of-greek-economys-resurrection https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/10/patriarch-theodore-ii-of-alexandria-stresses-importance-of-greek-economys-resurrection/#respond Tue, 10 Apr 2018 06:32:29 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=40840 Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria stresses importance of Greek economy’s resurrection
Patriarch Of Alexandria Theodoros B

Patriarch Of Alexandria Theodoros B

The Greek people and Greece deserve their own resurrection after all these years of torment due to the economic crisis, the Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria said in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA).

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Orthodox Easter 2018: Why does Orthodox Easter fall on a different day? https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/09/orthodox-easter-2018-why-does-orthodox-easter-fall-on-a-different-day/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=orthodox-easter-2018-why-does-orthodox-easter-fall-on-a-different-day https://thegreekobserver.com/blog/2018/04/09/orthodox-easter-2018-why-does-orthodox-easter-fall-on-a-different-day/#respond Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:42:22 +0000 http://thegreekobserver.com/?p=40816 Orthodox Easter 2018: Why does Orthodox Easter fall on a different day?
Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

Both Orthodox Easter and Easter Sunday commemorate the resurrection of Jesus, however are celebrated on different dates, as they are based on two different calendars.

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