A new beginning in State relations - Church based on respect for their distinct roles in a relationship of honesty,….
which will not be subject to petty exploitation, They agreed that Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Archbishop of Athens and All Greece needs Mr.. Jerome in a meeting held this morning at Maximos Mansion.
In this context it was agreed the need of the State Committee dialog immediate reopening- Church, to settle all issues concerning the two institutions, such as The teaching of the course of the religious and the use of church property.
The Prime Minister on his part fully guaranteed to preserve existing wage, insurance and pension rights for the clergy, while the Archbishop underlined that the Holy Synod of Bishops known proposal the State Agreement- Church last November regarded as void.
The meeting discussed, end, and the issue of approval of the appropriations for distribution to clergy positions Metropolises the Church of Greece for the year 2019.
Here are the statements made in the presence of journalists:
Very glad to welcome you officially to Beatitude Maximos Mansion. I am delighted to meet you and look forward to a very substantial cooperation with you. There are many issues that we must face. but always in good faith, in good mood, and respecting the constitutional requirements of Articles 3 and 13 -in which the Constitution, as indeed I have already informed, will not be any change in the constitutional revision. So welcome again, and I am very happy to welcome you.
I am very pleased today because I was given the opportunity and personal and friendly to wish you from my heart a lot of power, much patience, much courage, because it is the huge task, our country has many needs. And I personally wish to have this courage and this power, and that these problems raised, and others that there are many, in close cooperation as regards the Church, and the state space, to find appropriate solutions and appropriate placements. Be strong.