sabato 29 luglio 2017

The Washington Post
(Alison Mutler) The patriarch of Romania’s Orthodox Church apologized to orthodox believers Friday over two sex scandals that have hit the influential church in recent weeks. In a highly unusual step, Patriarch Daniel asked for forgiveness “with much pain in my heart.” Speaking through a message posted on the church website, he apologized “for the turbulence produced by public accusations against clerics” who have shown “deviations from Christian morals.” In recent years, public criticism has mounted against the church and there have been calls to make it more accountable. (...)