Holy Bond Loosens Austerity Creeps Up on Greek Orthodox Church

The Greek Orthodox Church has managed to cling onto many of its economic privileges, despite austerity stinging nearly all other parts of the country's society. But after numerous scandals have revealed corruption and embezzlement in the Church, more Greeks appear to be demanding sacrifice.
A procession of Greek clergymen in Thessaloniki: "A holy bond between the Greek people and their Church"

A procession of Greek clergymen in Thessaloniki: "A holy bond between the Greek people and their Church"

Foto: Corbis
Translated from the German by Andrew Bowen
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