It is good to see this public statement by the Episcopal Assembly released today. Hopefully it is the beginning of a unified Orthodox voice that can bring moral clarity to the larger culture. I wish the statement drew clearer distinctions but given Constantinople’s statement of moral equivocation and the moral confusion it reveals, it’s hard to see how clarity can come if one party insists on remaining morally muddled. Nevertheless, it’s something and let’s hope we can expect better in the future.
Saturday, January 22, 2011 marks the 38th anniversary of the decision by the United States Supreme Court known as “Roe v. Wade.” Orthodox Christians are asked to prayerfully remember the victims of abortion, and to educate themselves about and support life-affirming, Church-related agencies and organizations, such as Zoe for Life, Orthodox Christians for Life, and The Tree House