Category Archives: Greece

Desecration of an Orthodox Chapel in a hospital

November 26, 2015. The Chapel of Saint George, which is located in the hospital at Chania in Crete (Greece), was desecrated, as the official website of the diocese Kydonia reports. The attackers tried to rob the chapel and for this reason, they caused damages to it. Bishop Damascene and the president of the Council of the chapel expressed their sadness […]

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Orthodox Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos pronounced his position about the religious course in Greek schools

September 27, 2015. Orthodox Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos reacted to the statement of The new Greek Deputy Education Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou announcing the simplification of the procedure for opting-out of religious classes for Greek students. According to the present system, a student must sign an official school document declaring his religion or conversely declaring himself as an […]

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