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Greek Church "Must Assume Responsibility" During Feast of Epiphany

The Church must assume responsibility in preventing the spread of Covid-19, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday.

Greek Official Says PM Tested Negative; Warns Coronavirus Lockdown May be Extended

In his daily briefing on Thursday, Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas warned the public that the new coronavirus measures will be strengthened to prevent spread of coronavirus in the community if infection rates do not subside in the near...

Archbishop of All Greece Ieronymos Hospitalized with Covid-19

Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos was hospitalized on Thursday morning after testing positive for the coronavirus. The 82-year-old head of the Greek Church, who is believed to be suffering from only mild symptoms at present, is receiving treatment...

Archbishop of all Greece Ieronymos, Synod Members in Coronavirus Self-Isolation

It was announced late on Tuesday that the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos, along with the members of the Permanent Holy Synod, have now self-isolated as a precaution, after a case of the coronavirus was identified in...

Archbishop Ieronymos on Shooting of Greek Priest in France : "This Horror is Beyond Logic"

"This horror is beyond logic. A religion to arm the hands of terrorists blinded by hatred," said Archbishop of Athens and All of Greece, Ieronymos on Saturday, following the shooting of a Greek priest in Lyon, France. Father Nikolaos Kakavelakis,...

Archbishop of Greece Ieronymos Expresses Sorrow over Samos Earthquake

The Archbishop of Greece Ieronymos sent his sorrowful condolences to the people of Samos on Friday after the earthquake which took the lives of two of its teenagers and caused widespread damage. "I express my deepest sorrow for the unfortunate...

Greek Archbishop Ieronymos Urges Greeks to Avoid Crowds on OXI Day

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece, the leader of all the Greek Orthodox faithful in the country, urged his fellow citizens to avoid large gatherings on the national holiday of OXI Day, October 28. The Greek government has already...

Archbishop Ieronymos Hospitalized to Undergo Cardiac Pacemaker Surgery

The Archdiocese of Athens issued a statement on Saturday morning, informing the public that the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II has been hospitalized and will undergo a scheduled surgery. Ieronymos went to the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center...

Archbishop Ieronymos Urges People to Stay at Home in Address to the Nation

Ieronymos II, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Christian Church of Greece, addressed the nation on Friday afternoon in a televised message broadcasted by Greece's public broadcaster ERT2. Ieronymos referred to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, saying that ''we all know that...

Greek Church Requests Coronavirus Exception to Conduct Liturgies Behind Closed Doors

The leadership of the Orthodox Christian Church of Greece requested an exemption from the coronavirus curfew measures in a letter sent to the Education & Religion Ministry officials on Thursday. Their request was submitted so that they could carry on...