Source: The National Herald
ATHENS – Greece’s major opposition party leader, Alexis Tsipras of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) is back from a two-day visit of the monastic community of Mount Athos, located in Halkidiki Peninsula, northern Greece.
Tsipras and his aides left via a Coast Guard vessel at the Monastery of Xenofontos harbour, after having attended the morning mass and had a meal with the monks. The Abbot of the monastery Alexios and the monks saw Tsipras and his associates off.
Tsipras was accompanied by his office director Nikos Pappas, SYRIZA MP and the party’s parliamentary group religious affairs sector head Yiannis Amanatidis and SYRIZA’s religious issues coordinator Makis Lykopoulos.[subscribe2]