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Posts tagged religious freedom

Simplified Religious Studies Exemption

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There has been a significant argument over the recent announcement from the Alternate Minister of Education Sia Anagnostopoulou that the exemption from religious studies is to be simplified.

Church Leader Proposes Civil Oath

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With the new Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras taking the civil oath of office instead of the religious one, changes are coming in Greece. He is openly atheist, has a civil union with his partner of 20 years and has not baptised his two children. I don’t believe this is an issue for the vast majority of Greeks but […]

A Mosque in Athens?

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Is it possible that a mosque will finally be built in the only European capital without one?   The Council of State gave the green light to the construction of a mosque in Athens, Greece. The general assembly of the state council has rejected an appeal to prevent the construction of a mosque in the region of Votanikos as well as […]