March 29, 2012

Abbot Ephraim of Vatopaidi To Be Released From Prison

March 29, 2012

The Athens Court of Appeal changed the measure of restraint for Archimandrite Ephraim, abbot of the Vatopaidi Monastery on Mount Athos.

He will be released on bail of 300,000 euros, and is subject to the prohibition to not leave the country and the Monastery Vatopaidi. Also he must report to the police regularly.

As reported earlier, from December 28, 2011 the Abbot of Vatopaidi was imprisoned in Korydallos.