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Body of Murdered Priest Discovered in Gerakas

A brutal crime involving the death of a 47-year-old priest has been reported by Greek authorities. Sources have said that the priest was found dead in his home in Gerakas, located east of Athens. His body was discovered in the first hours...

A Warrior or Priest Possibly Buried in Recently Uncovered 3,500 Year Old Tomb in Pylos

A heavy gold chain with three beads placed asymmetrically along its length and sea shells beneath the skeleton that will allow very accurate dating, were just some of the noteworthy finds uncovered by archaeologists Jack Davis and Sharon Stoker...

Priest Arrested for Swindling Jobseekers

A 30-year-old priest was arrested in Thessaloniki Monday for defrauding at least 166 jobseekers whom he had promised work across Europe via a bogus recruitment agency. The priest is thought to be the leader of a group of criminals who...

Greek Priest Arrested for Illegal Trade of Icons

Police authorities in Thessaly, central Greece, arrested a criminal gang for illegal trade of icons and other items of religious and monetary value. Four Greeks were arrested, two men and two women, along with a 42-year-old man of Albanian origin....

Cyprus: Priest Convicted in Abuse Case of Young Girl

The District Court of Nicosia, passed a guilty verdict to a priest in Cyprus accused of abusing a minor girl. The family of the priest was the girl's foster family. The priest was accused for indecent assault, between 1995 and...

Greek Priest's Son Marries Turkish Woman

The son of a Greek priest from Kastelorizo, Greece, got married to a Turkish woman. The fact that a priest’s son got married to a Turkish woman is not something strange, however after the reactions of the clergy against the...