Meeting between Ecumenical Patriarchate and Greek Orthodox Church Delegations in Athens
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On Tuesday, February 12th, the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Greek Orthodox Church delegations met in the premises of the Archbishopric of Athens. The object of the meeting was the question of the revision of the Hellenic constitution (in the context of the separation of Church and State) and the remuneration of the clergy in Greece.
The following communique was issued:
“Two delegations met today at the headquarters of the Church of Greece Holy Synod. The Church of Greece delegation, chaired by His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece; and the Ecumenical Patriarchate delegation, chaired by His Eminence Metropolitan Geron Demetrios of Prigiponisa. The meeting was conducted in a climate of mutual understanding, cooperation, and unity. There was absolute agreement and identical views between both Churches, on the proposals regarding the revision of the Constitution, and on maintaining the existing system to pay the salaries of the Orthodox clergy.”

Source  in Greek

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