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Posts tagged religious rights

Simplified Religious Studies Exemption


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 […]

Athens: Last European Capital Without a Mo...

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                        On Eid al-Adha about 250 Muslims attended morning service in an underground mosque in Athens. A windowless basement with exposed ventilation shafts along the low ceiling, the al Salam Mosque is “underground” both literally and figuratively. While aesthetic carpets cover the floors, chips […]