Category Archives: Greece

Orthodox priest brutally murdered in Greece

February 16, 2017. Archimandrite Hierotheos (Kamitsis), who served in the Church of St. George in Penteli, Greece, was found brutally murdered in his home in Gerakas, Greece, just eight miles to the east of Athens. He is originally from the island of Patmos, reports pravoslavie.ru. He was reportedly tied to the bed by his hands and legs, and a pillow […]

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The Greek Orthodox Church continues to protest the compulsory teaching of new approaches to gender in schools

February 10, 2017 – The Greek Orthodox Church continues to protest the teaching of the “Body and identity” week in schools, in which one of the subjects is tolerance to homosexuality and transsexuality. The “thematic week”, which created numerous protests among teachers, was discussed during a session of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece. The High Priesthood made […]

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Orthodox churches and homes attacked in remote Greek villages near Albanian boarder

February 6, 2017. Two churches and four houses were recently attacked by night in the Greek mountain village of Xirovalto in the Pogoni municaplity, near the Greek-Albanian border, 195 miles southwest of Thessaloniki, and other villages§ as reports pravoslavie.ru website. “We will not become slaves in our homes,” is the cry of despair of the few guards living on the […]

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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 zyorna.ru website. This report, published by the Department […]

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