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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.

Culture, Community,

ATHENS – The College Year in Athens (CYA) Virtual Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, March 6, 12 PM ET / 7 PM Greece, with an enriching online lecture that promises to delve into the depths of Greek heritage and the evolution of the Greek language.

ATHENS – The College Year in Athens (CYA) Virtual Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, March 6, 12 PM ET / 7 PM Greece, with an enriching online lecture that promises to delve into the depths of Greek heritage and the evolution of the Greek language.
Community,

NEW YORK - Charles H. Dallara, the former Managing Director of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and a central figure in the 2012 restructuring of Greece's debt, has penned what Nick Gage describes as a "riveting narrative" of those tumultuous times.

NEW YORK - Charles H. Dallara, the former Managing Director of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and a central figure in the 2012 restructuring of Greece's debt, has penned what Nick Gage describes as a "riveting narrative" of those tumultuous times.
Community,

BOSTON – Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Patras, a hierarch distinguished for his articulate discourse on ecclesiastical and social matters, always speaking with love and frankness, in his interview with The National Herald, opened his heart and spoke about the Greek-American Community with words of goodwill, love, honor, and appreciation.

BOSTON – Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Patras, a hierarch distinguished for his articulate discourse on ecclesiastical and social matters, always speaking with love and frankness, in his interview with The National Herald, opened his heart and spoke about the Greek-American Community with words of goodwill, love, honor, and appreciation.

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In Letter, Greek Church Asks Lawmakers to Reject Same-Sex Marriage

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 - 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.

Greek Church Leaders Press Parliament to Reject Same-Sex Marriage

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 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.

Church of Greece ‘Firmly Opposed’ to Same-Sex Marriage, it Says in Response to Related Bills

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.

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.
Community,

Six Months Later – Metropolitan Ieronymos of Larissa and Tyrnavos Speaks about the Floods

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.

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.
Community,

Church of Greece Calls Extraordinary Meeting to Discuss Same-sex Marriage

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 - 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.
Community,

Message of Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece

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 – 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.

Greek Church Archbishop Ieronymos Describes Homosexuality “Deviation” 

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.

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.
Community,

Newly-Enthroned Metropolitan Philotheos of Thessaloniki Speaks to TNH

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.

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.

Remains of 10th Century Byzantine Bank Brought to Light at Vatopedi

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.

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.
Community,

Philotheos Enthronement as New Metropolitan of Thessaloniki

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.

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.

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