Greeks

July 03, 2015 (Source: http://europe.newsweek.com)

The head of the Greek Orthodox Church has called for a ‘Yes’ vote in Sunday’s referendum in comments which set the country’s church at loggerheads with the government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

In a rare intervention in political life, Archbishop Ieronymos II said that Greece must remain “at the heart of Europe” and pleaded with voters to accept proposals by the country’s eurozone creditors, according to Vatican Radio.

Around 88% of the Greek population are traditionally Greek Orthodox. Ieronymos, who is the 121st archbishop of Athens and has held the post for seven years, rarely comments on political issues and usually keeps a quiet counsel.

Tsipras yesterday urged Greeks to vote ‘No’ in the referendum in a televised address, while finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said he would resign if voters opted to accept the latest bailout conditions put forward by Greece’s creditors.

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