Apostolic Diakonia of the Church of Greece - Program support - Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Apostolic Diakonia of the Church of Greece

Program support
For the support of two educational programs for the study of Greek language. The first program offers foreign students the opportunity to learn the Greek language by attending a 2-month summer program at the Theological College of the Apostolic Diakonia. The second program pertains to the support of the newly established Chair for Greek Language at the Pontifical Institute in Rome. 

Apostolic Diakonia was established in 1936 in order to undertake the Greek Church’s publishing work, promote the Greek language and culture and support the work of more than 60 local Orthodox churches around the world. They are responsible for covering the salaries of 600 priests, the construction of churches and missionary buildings, the purchase of material needed for missionary work, the translation of Holy texts into other languages, the operation of educational units, as well as the selection and training of people who will promote the values of Orthodoxy globally.