Orthodox Bishop Urges Dialogue on Women Deacons

August 13, 2009

An article in the August 6 issue of “The National Herald” reported on the issue of the ordination of women being discussed by Metropolitan Seraphim of Johannesburg and Praetoria. Metropolitan Seraphim, a Bishop of the Patriarchate of Alexandria, recently wrote that this hot topic affecting the whole of Christianity should be discussed at a Pan-Orthodox Council, when members of Orthodox Churches from all over the world will participate, so that the Orthodox Church can adopt an official position on the ordination of women, as other churches and many Protestant denominations have already done.

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