Holy Synod of Greece

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Standing members

The members for the 151st Synodical Period (2007-2008)

  • Ieronymos of Athens, President
  • Prokopios of Nea Krini and Kalamaria
  • Anthimos of Thessaloniki
  • Titos of Paramythia, Filiatai, Gheromerion and Parga
  • Theokletos of Ioannina
  • Serghios of Grevena
  • Chryssostomos of Zakynthos
  • Amvrossios of Kalavryta and Aighialeia
  • Alexios of Triki and Stagoi
  • Nikolaos of Karpenission
  • Dionyssios of Hios, Psara and Oinoussai
  • Eustathios of Monemvassia and Sparta
  • Ghermanos of Eleia

Chief Secretary

  • Archimandrite Kirillos Misiakoulis

Ecclesiastical organisations

  • 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. Heresies
  10. Social welfare and charity
  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

See also