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Biden on Roe v Wade Decision: “A Sad Day for Our Country”

US President Joe Biden responded to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade on Friday, stating that it is a "sad day for our country." The US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, the historic 1973 case in...

US Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

On Friday, the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the historic 1973 case where the court decided that abortion was a constitutional right in the US. By a 6-3 decision, the court overturned the ruling, leaving decisions regarding access...

US Supreme Court May Overturn Landmark Abortion Law

The US Supreme Court looks poised to overturn a landmark ruling allowing abortion for women across the United States, according to Politico magazine. In a 98-page draft opinion, leaked to Politico, Justice Samuel Alito writes that the 1973 Roe v....

United States in Turmoil Over New Texas Abortion Ban

The state of Texas has passed new abortion legislation that bans the procedure from being performed on any pregnancies further along than six weeks. The law is considered to be the strictest abortion legislation in the country. Texan abortion providers...

Greek Metropolitan Investigated for Vaccine Comments

A Greek metropolitan for the diocese of Kythera made comments last Sunday in church that have spurred an investigation by the local prosecutor in Piraeus. Metropolitan Seraphim of Kythera had spoken out to his congregation last week on the...

Holy Synod of the Church of Greece Rules "Abortion is Murder"

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in Greece ruled on Tuesday that it considers abortion to be murder and cannot accept the practice. The Holy Synod, chaired by Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece, is the highest authority...

Public Outrage as Anti-Abortion Banner Appears in Athens' Metro

Posters put up by a pro-life, or anti-abortion, organization appeared in Athens' metro stations on Monday, promoting the positions of the Greek anti-abortion movement called ''Afiste Me Na Ziso'' (''Let Me Live''). Since the very first moments of their appearance,...

Cypriot Bishop Provokes Anger with Views on Homosexuality and Abortion

A bishop from Cyprus caused controversy this week with his statements on homosexuality and abortion, forcing the government and the head of the church of Cyprus, Archbishop Chrysostomos, to condemn his views. Morphou Bishop Neophytos stirred widespread anger when he...

Poll: Nine in Ten Greeks View their Culture as Superior

Almost nine out of ten Greeks (89 percent) believe that their culture is superior to others, while three quarters of those polled consider adherence to the Christian Orthodox as an important part of truly being Greek according to the...

Uproar in Cyprus over Woman Arrested for Having an Abortion

Following public outcry, Cypriot police on Thursday released a woman who had been placed in custody after she had had an abortion. The doctor who carried out the procedure in a private clinic in Nicosia; also remanded in custody for...