Category Archives: Greece

Orthodox church desecrated and set on fire in Crete

December 18, 2016. Vandals set fire on a Greek Orthodox church in the Lagolio village of Crete and wrote “Allah is great”, as reports Greek reporter. Unknown perpetrators set fire to the Church of Archangel Michael in Lagolio, burning holy icons and part of the chancel. A passerby saw the fire and notified local residents who ran to put out the […]

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Desecration of Orthodox religious monuments in Greece

November 6, 2016. According to the public sources, the vast majority of religious monuments in Greece desecrated recently are owned by the Orthodox Church. The Greek news agency romfea informed in its report of the incidents which occurred in Greece in 2015 and were directed against the places of worship, as reports website. This report, published by the Department […]

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Descrimination of Church of Greece

October 3, 2016. Metropolitan Paul of Sisanion and Siatista has compared the behavior of the current Greek Education Minister with that of the notorious Roman Emperor Nero: “Nero set Rome on fire and accused Christians of this crime so as to avoid the people’s wrath. Likewise, Mr. Nikos Filis, who holds the primary responsibility for society’s moral degradation is accusing […]

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Orthodox Church discriminated with education reform in Greece

September 26, 2016. Hierarchs of the Church of Greece have commented on the scandalous statements made by Greek Education Minister Nikos Filis, as reports Minister Filis announced the complex school system reform in an interview with Greek media. Following the changes to the content of Religious Studies courses, History will be cleared of “national prejudices” as well. In addition, […]

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Anti-establishment groups throw petrol bombs against Athens Holy Synod offices

August 8, 2016. An orhodox church which houses the central office of the Church of Greece’s Holy Synod was struck by arsonists, as reports the national herald. Government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili condemned the attack which happened in the early morning hours at the Moni Petraki church. The attack is “abhorrent,” Gerovasili said, noting that efforts were underway to find the […]

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