The Greeks Who Pray to Zeus: VICE INTL (Greece)

Even though Greece is a predominately Christian Orthodox country, there are some people in this country who still believe in the 12 Gods of mount Olympus, deriving from Greek Mythology. According to unofficial sources they amount to a couple of hundreds and present themselves as members of the unofficial so-called “Greek Religion”. This is a mixture of beliefs that combine paganism, the idea of spiritual connection with nature and a kind of fixation to the Ancient Greek ideals. Over the past decades they have founded various different groups, the oldest and most popular among them being the “Greek Naionals High Commissioned Council (GNHCC) – Υπατο Συμβούλιο Ελλήνων Εθνικών,” founded 30 years ago.

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