The Prosecutor’s Office of Thessaloniki has opened a probe against the monks of Mount Athos, who oppose vaccinations against coronavirus, Report informs, citing the Greek edition of Vimo Orthodoxy.

The move follows a report from Athos hieromonk Joseph who said monks urge Christians not to get vaccinated

Based on these allegations, the head of Thessaloniki Prosecutor’s Office requested an investigation to identify those involved and to determine whether there had been any spread of false information and related deaths.