Attack Against the Fathers of Esphigmenou

We received the following email at 8:26am EDT on Monday July 16/29, 2013 from His Grace Bishop Photios, Chief-Secretary of the Holy Synod in Greece.

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Τώρα 3 διμοιρίες ΜΑΤ κατευθύνονται στίς Καρυές για να αποβάλουν βιαίως τους Εσφιγμενίτες Πατέρες από το αντιπροσωπείο της Μονής. Παρακαλούμε όπως:

α. Προσευχηθείτε θερμώς γιά την ενίσχυση των Πατέρων και την αποτροπήν των σχεδίων βιαίας απομακρύνσεως

β. Οι δυνάμενοι να στείλουν διαμαρτυρία στο Πρωθυπουργό ζητώντας την παρέμβασή του για την παύση των διωκτικών ενεργειών. Το e-mail του Πρωθυπουργού This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Three riot squads are now directed at Karyes to forcibly expel the fathers of Esphigmenou from the Monastery's representation in Karyes.

a. Please pray fervently for the support of the Fathers of the Monastery and for the thwarting of the plans to forcibly remove them.

b. Those who are able, please send a letter of protest to the Prime Minister of Greece seeking his intervention to stop this persecution. The Prime Minister's e-mail is: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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