Head of Greek Church to Travel to Germany for Medical Tests

Sept. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Hieronymos II is travelling to Germany for medical tests, the Archdiocese of Athens said in a statement on its web site.

The Archbishop has been suffering from persistent fever and an infection, the state-run Athens News Agency reported today. Hieronymos has been head of the Orthodox Church in Greece since February 2008.

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