Metropolitan Chrysostomos: Abortion is a crime – A woman does not get pregnant from rape

Metropolitan Chrysostomos: Abortion is a crime – A woman does not get pregnant from rape
Metropolitan Chrysostomos: Abortion is a crime – A woman does not get pregnant from rape

His statements have caused sensation and reactions Metropolitan of Dodoni Chrysostomouwho, speaking on a morning show, claimed that abortion ‘is a crime’while for the cases rapesaid that “a woman cannot become pregnant without participation.”

“When we have such a low birth rate, it is possible to allow the destruction of an infant, a child who, when conceived, has already begun to have life,” noted the Metropolitan speaking to SKAI regarding abortions.

Asked if this should also apply in cases of rape, Metropolitan Dodoni stated that “A woman does not sit and hurry without wanting to, let’s not go crazy now,” prompting reporters to react.

In the journalists’ attempts to explain to him what rape means, he noted: “Do you realize that a woman sits and is raped and gets pregnant? He wants participation».

He then reiterated that a woman cannot conceive without participation.

Answering a related question, the Metropolitan said that the child who is the result of a rape must be protected.

“For the child to be born and for there to be a provision for where that child will go,” he said and went on to say that:

“There is no justification for abortion.”

The Church is against contraception (during sexual intercourse) he also said, when asked about it, leaving however a “window” for the cases in which if he conceives a woman risks death and not “if we make love just for love”.

“The Church accepts contact for the sole purpose of arrest,” he emphasized.

For cases where a fetus has serious health problemsemphasized that there are reservationssince as he said “we know that they also produce deliberate decisions». He added that in these cases it should be requested permission from the Church to have an abortion and that indeed it should be proven scientifically and not “with financial security of the doctor’s decision”.

“If the child’s brain is going to turn out to be problematic, then he should ask for the help of the church and agree to have an abortion, but with a scientific and not a financial guarantee of the doctor’s decision”, he said characteristically.


The article is in Greek

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