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Greek Holy Synod Against Use of "Macedonia" in FYROM Name

Although the Greek church insists on the absence of the term "Macedonia" in a future FYROM name, the Holy Synod said, according to Greek media reports, Archbishop Ieronymos does not support the upcoming rally over the name issue. "We are...

Greek Holy Synod Warns SYRIZA Against Separation of Church and State

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church has issued a warning towards the government not to raise the issue of the separation between the church and state. At a meeting on Wednesday, the leadership of the church said that...

Restricted Internet Use for Clergy Members

The Greek Orthodox Church Holy Synod issued a formal notice which limits the internet use allowed to clerics and monks. In its notice, the Holy Synod stated certain restrictions regarding online discussions and comments that members of the clergy...

Greek Holy Synod's Proclamation in Support of Marriage

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church addressed a call to the Greek people to preserve the cohesion of the family by following Christian principles. In a recent proclamation, the Holy Synod has made it clear that it...

Greek Holy Synod Condemns 'Corpus Christi' Play Αs Blasphemous

Described by the Catholic Church as heretic, the controversial theater play “Corpus Christi” by Terrence McNally is to be presented for the first time to Greek audiences by Greek director Laertes Vassiliou and the theater group "Artisan." The Greek Holy...

Archbishop of Athens Ieronymos to Visit Orthodox Church of Russia

Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos will pay a visit to the Church of Russia May 23-30 at the invitation of Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia. Ieronymos, who will be accompanied by members of the Holy Synod...