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Greece to Hire 10,000 Public Servants in Place of Clergy

The Greek State will hire 10,000 employees in order to fill the places of the equivalent number of clerics who will no longer be public servants after a verbal agreement made between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop of...

Orthodox Clergy Oppose Agreement Between Church and State

Senior members of the Greek Orthodox Church expressed their opposition to the historic agreement between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos to remove some 10,000 priests and auxiliary staff from the state payroll. The agreement, reached...

Tsipras, Archbishop Ieronymos Announce New Agreement Between Church and State

A new agreement between the Church of Greece and the Greek State was announced on Tuesday. This agreement followed a meeting between the Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece, Ieronymos, and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the...

Signs of Crisis between Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop of Greece Ieronymos

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos The cancellation of a scheduled meeting on Friday in Athens between Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos indicates that there is a rift between...

'I'm Not Afraid of Turkey' Says the Archbishop of Athens

The Archbishop of Athens, Ieronymos, in an interview with the Cypriot Sigma Channel, said that he is not afraid of Turkey, but by those who pretend to be friends of Greece. In a rare interview, Ieronymos who is the Archbishop...

Prince Charles Hails Traditions of Greek Orthodox Church (video)

Prince Charles met the head of Greece’s Orthodox Church Archbishop Ieronymos on Thursday during the second day of his official visit to Greece. Ieronymos briefed the heir to the British throne about the charity work of the Church and emphasized...

Greeks Join Epitaphios Procession in Each Parish

The Epitaphios Procession ceremony took place in the evening of Holy Friday with  hundreds of believers joining the procession in each parish across Greece. The official Church of Greece Epitaphios Liturgy and Procession was held in the Metropolitan Church of...

Archbishop Ieronymos: The Role of the Church is Not to Organize Rallies

"The role of the Church is not to organize rallies... It's role is not related to the role of political parties," Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos said on Tuesday. The Archbishop spoke at the meeting of the Holy...

Greek Church Officially Backs Athens 'Macedonia' Rally

The Greek Orthodox Church does not often change its mind, but in the case of Sunday's second rally over the use of 'Macedonia' in FYROM, it appears to have reconsidered its original position. After a meeting with Prime Minister Alexis...

Pavlopoulos Hails Church's Stance Towards National Issues in Meeting with Archbishop

President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, hailed the stance of the Greek Church towards issues that concern the country, which he said aims to promote consensus, during a meeting with the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronymos II, at the Presidential...