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Religious minorities

Sociologically speaking, the following groups are present in Greece:
- Muslims: 300 000 à 400 000, among which 100 000 in Thrace (North of Greece) and 200 000 à 300 000 immigrants concentrated especially in great urban centres
- Catholics: 50 000
- Jehovah’s Witnesses: 46 000
- Protestants: 25 000
- Jews: 5 000
- Old Calendarists: 700, 000 to 1 million (traditionalist Orthodoxy that underwent a schism with the New Calendarist Western Christians in 1923)

Source : Greek Helsinki Monitor/GHM - Minority Rights Group – Greece/MRG-G, "Religious Freedom in Greece", septembre 2002.

D 19 September 2012    ALina Molokotos ASamim Akgönül

CNRS Unistra Dres Gsrl

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