Protest and unrest keeps growing in Greece against brand brand new directives decreasing through the Ministry of Education to “eradicate intimate prejudice” and “homophobia and transphobia” through a fresh education program that is leftist. As formerly reported, Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus has delivered a protest epistle to Minister of Education Konstantinos Gavroglou.
As Agionoros.ru reports, a number of other Greek hierarchs are speaking away also from the corruption of Greek youth.
Metropolitan Ephraim of Hydra emphasized that the Orthodox Church will not and cannot buy into the ministry’s directive, and called on moms and dads to protest and will not enable kids to attend such “lessons.”
Metropolitan Paul of Glyfada argued why these “lessons in sodomy” are clearly maybe not random or accidental, recalling the Greek Deputy Minister of Education’s statements at a Thessaloniki parade that is gay “students should be aware that diversity in intimate orientation is really a treasure not to ever be ashamed of.”
Vladyka in addition has advised moms and dads and instructors to protest this system which include presenting workshops and “experiential workouts” on biological and social sex, deconstructing gendered stereotypes, and homophobia and transphobia in culture and schools to 12-15 12 months olds, Romfea reports.
He additionally notes that the program that is new to add conversations about sexual behavior and intimate relations, analyses of phallic symbols, conversations on “sexuality in adolescence,” including topics for instance the emergence of sexuality, sexual activity, expressions of sex, sexual identities, etc, and a task by which pupils ought to gather in a notebook all abusive terms and expressions they hear or will find in news.
Inside the terms, such “lessons” are “unacceptably intrusive,” and “our young ones are bombarded with distorted ideas geared towards developing unhealthy attitudes in life.”
Along with their page towards the Minister of Education, Met. Seraphim of Piraeus in addition has released an epistle to be read in most parishes of his diocese at Liturgy on Sunday, January 29, by which he encourages moms and dads and guardians to protest and demand that their children be exempt using this propagandistic academic system. The page is published in complete Romfea and summarized on Sedmitza.
While noting that the Church respects everyone’s freedom of preference, the fiery prelate insists them to Sodom and Gomorrah that it cannot condone and participate in actions which undermine human ontology and physiology and incite and promote base passions such as homosexuality and pedophilia, comparing.
He reminds that the Bible, therefore the entire Orthodox Tradition, condemns the passion of homosexuality as one of the most impure sins, “evoking the contempt of God.” He additionally stressed that public manifestations of homosexuality offend those with ethical beliefs which help to destroy the foundations of this Greek society and family.
All of this, he contends page, could be the work of this wicked one, in complete contradiction to God’s wondrous arrange for guy:
Today Satan once again raises their head and boldly threatens destroy every thing good, high, moral, religious, and Christian, in accord using the Gospel and Patristic Tradition, that was currently achieved within the period that is previous of and tasks associated with Orthodox Church. He could be attempting to seduce guy, whoever purpose may be the subordination of this flesh to your character, the spiritualization and deification of guy by grace—not conversely the subordination associated with character into the flesh. It’s the subversion for the plan associated with Triune God for guy. Satan desires guy to be a servant to your flesh, to enjoyment, to sin, not just a religious however a product creation, because the animals that are irrational.