ATHENS - Joining in criticism from the Orthodox Church, Greece’s minority Catholic Church said also deplored passage of a same-sex marriage law in the country that brought division in the ruling New Democracy.
ATHENS - As promised, the Greek Church is reportedly putting together a letter to be sent to Parliament asking lawmakers to vote down a same-sex marriage proposal, and to be read at Sunday services.
ATHENS - The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has expanded its opposition to a measure that would allow same-sex marriage and adoption rights, in letters to the 300 Members of Parliament.
ATHENS - The Church of Greece officially announced it opposed same-sex marriage and the bills promoting it, following an extraordinary meeting of the Holy Synod chaired by Archbishop Hieronymos of Athens and All Greece on Tuesday.
BOSTON – Metropolitan Ieronymos of Larissa and Tyrnavos, one of the most prominent and respected hierarchs of the Church of Greece and Orthodoxy in general, who is also a legal expert, was interviewed by The National Herald.
ATHENS - The Church of Greece leadership has called an emergency meeting on January 23 to discuss in detail the issue of same-sex marriage, ahead of a bill expected to be tabled by the government, they said on Thursday.
ATHENS – His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece issued the following Message to the clergy and the laity: “Dear brothers and beloved children in the Lord, It is a fact that in recent decades, the Feast of Christmas has taken on a different hue for most people.
ATHENS - Just after the Holy Synod said it was opposed to religious acceptance of same-sex marriage and letting gays adopt children, the leader of the Greek Orthodox Church, Archbishop Ieronymos, has homosexuality a “deviation.
BOSTON – Metropolitan Philotheos of Thessaloniki, who was enthroned on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at the historic church of Aghia Sophia in Thessaloniki, gave his first archpastoral interview to The National Herald.
MOUNT ATHOS – As part of efforts to strengthen and restore the structure of the bank of the Vatopedi Monastery, the Ephorate of Antiquities of Chalkidiki and Mount Athos conducted selective archaeological excavations.
THESSALONIKI – The enthronement of the new Metropolitan Philotheos of Thessaloniki, took place in the sacred Cathedral of Aghia Sophia in Thessaloniki in the presence of His Beatitude Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronymos, a multitude of hierarchs, a delegation from Mount Athos, representatives of military authorities, politicians, and a multitude of faithful.