The US State Department on Wednesday made public its latest International Religious Freedom Report covering the second half of 2010, in which it ascertains, in the country chapter on Greece, that the Greek constitution and other laws and policies protect religious freedom and that the government generally enforces these protections in practice.
The Greek government generally respected religious freedom in law and in practice, and there was no change in the status of respect for religious freedom by the government during the reporting period, the report added.
The International Religious Freedom report ( is submitted to Congress annually by the Department of State in compliance with Section 102(b) of the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) of 1998. This report supplements the most recent Human Rights Reports by providing additional detailed information with respect to matters involving international religious freedom. It includes individual country chapters on the status of religious freedom worldwide.