Greek Holy Synod instructs priests to preach against abortion

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The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece has sent a circular to the priests under its purview containing its position on “protecting human life and discouraging abortions.”

According to a press release on Thursday, the circular instructs the priests to read this text during services marking the birth of the Virgin Mary on September 8.

The assembly of bishops met on Wednesday and Thursday after being convened by Archbishop Ieronymos.