Orthodox prelate warns Greek lawmakers against vote for same-sex marriage
Catholic World News - December 04, 2013
A Greek Orthodox bishop has issued a plea to lawmakers to oppose a bid for legal recognition of same-sex unions.
"I beseech you from the heart not to proceed," Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus wrote. "You will deny yourself the blessing of the most just Lord whose help and protection we daily need as much personally as nationally.”
Several news outlets reported that Metropolitan Seraphim had threatened to excommunicate lawmakers who voted in favor of same-sex unions, but not outlet quoted any passage from the prelate’s letter making that threat.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our April expenses ($26,339 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!