Holy Synod of Greece

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Ecclesiastical organisations under the Holy Synod

  • Apostolic Ministration (Apostoliki Diakonia)
  • Communication and Cultural Service
  • Inter-Orthodox Centre
  • Foundation of Byzantine Musicology
  • Welfare Fund of Parish Clergy

Synodical Committees

The Holy Synod is organised into two key synodical committee areas. The first area is broken into committee groups that deal with standard issues such as:

  1. Ecclesiastical art, music and christian monuments;
  2. Divine worship and pastoral work;
  3. Doctrinal and nomocanonical matters;
  4. Monastic life;
  5. Christian education and youth;
  6. Inter-orthodox and christian relations;
  7. Ecclesiastical education and training of parish clergy;
  8. Press, public relations and enlightenment;
  9. Heresesies;
  10. Social welfare and chariry;
  11. Finance

Special synodical committee groups deal with issues such as:

  1. Women's issues;
  2. Monitoring European affairs;
  3. Bioethics;
  4. Academy of Ecclesiastical arts;
  5. Human rights;
  6. Marriage, family, child protection and demographic issues;
  7. pastoral matters and situations;
  8. Divine and secular dispensation and ecology;
  9. Liturgical rebirth;
  10. Cultural identity;
  11. Study of ancient cults and new paganism;
  12. Pilgrim and religious tours.


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