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1288 – Abbot Ephraim released with conditions

A panel of judges has ordered the release of Abbot Ephraim of the Vatopedi monastery on the Orthodox monastic sanctuary of Mount Athos, after he spent three months in prison on fraud charges. The 56-year-old monk is at the centre … Continue reading

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1159 – Vatopedi Verdicts

“Two senior monks from the Vatopedi Monastery, which has been implicated in an allegedly corrupt land-swap deal with the state, were yesterday (21th of december 2010) given 10-month suspended jail sentences by an appeals court in Thrace for being moral accomplices … Continue reading

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