ZAKYNTHOS, Greece - Defiance against orders to be vaccinated against COVID-19 has led to the suspension of 14 priests on the island of Zakynthos by Metropolitan Dionysios who had warned them.
ATHENS – The Church of Greece expressed itself in an encyclical of the Standing Holy Synod in the clearest and most unequivocal manner and formulation in favor of the vaccine which shields people from the coronavirus, characterizing it as a “gift that God has given us.
ATHENS - After a month and a half of treatment at the Evangelismos Hospital’s ICU, the Elder Archimandrite Ephraim was released today, Saturday, from the central Athens hospital.
BOSTON – The newly elected Dean of the Theological School of the University of Thessaloniki Chrysotomos Stamoulis, a prominent professor of Dogmatics and Symbolics spoke to The National Herald about Theology and contemporary man, the administration of the Church in general, as well as the prospects for cooperation with Holy Cross School of Theology in Brookline.
ATHENS – The condition of the Elder Ephraim, Abbot of Vatopedi Monastery of Mount Athos is improving day by day, attending physicians announced on Monday June 28, as one month has passed since the Elder was admitted to Athens’ Evangelismos Hospital after contracting the COVID-19 virus.
ATHENS – The physicians treating Elder Ephraim of Vatopedi considered it necessary to intubate him in the Intensive Care Unit of Evangelismos Hospital in Athens.
BOSTON – A pioneering and unique institute-museum that will preserve the archives and significant items belonging to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is being established at the historic Patriarchal and Stavropegial Holy Trinity Monastery of Tzagarolon in Chania on the island of Crete.
MT. ATHOS -- The all-male monastic community of Mt.
MT. ATHOS -- Elder Ephraim will talk in Greek and we will offer simultaneous English Interpretation for the entire session, including the homily as well as the questions & answers.
MT. ATHOS -- The all-male monastic community of Mount Athos announced on Friday it will extend its ban on visitors or pilgrims until February 28, as part of measures against the coronavirus pandemic.
ATHENS – During a news conference after a recent meeting of The Holy Standing Synod of the Church of Greece the Synod responded to what it said were false allegations that have been raised against it after the Feast of the Epiphany.