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Greek Church Slams "Neurotic" Focus on Holy Communion

The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece said on Monday that members of the media who allege that the coronavirus can be spread via Communion are "neurotic." In a statement issued after the death over the weekend of Ioannis,...

Holy Synod Calls For Extraordinary Assembly to Help “Rebuild Church in America”

In an unprecedented statement issued by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate on Friday, it was announced that there would be a teleconference held on October 12 in an effort to "rebuild the Church in America from the...

Church of Greece: Yoga is Incompatible with Christian Faith

The Standing Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has decided that yoga has no place in the life of Christians because it is a fundamental part of the religion of Hinduism. The official decision was taken on Tuesday during...

Greek Churches Open with Health Safety Measures

Churches in Greece opened their doors to the faithful for Divine Liturgy on Sunday, after being closed for two months because of the coronavirus threat. However, each church's operation will be accompanied by the observance of the required health protection...

Greece Overrules Church, Orders Suspension of All Services to Battle Coronavirus

The Greek government overruled the powerful Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church and announced late on Monday that services in all places of worship, regardless of religion or dogma, are suspended until March 30. The political leadership of the country...

Church of Greece Decides to Curtail Services Amid Growing Coronavirus Fears

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Christian Church of Greece issued a statement on Monday afternoon, informing the public about its latest decision in regard to the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic. The Church of Greece decided to curtail all weekday services,...