Breaking the Silence on Sexuality within the Orthodox Church


Open letter to OCA Holy Synod from college students and young adults


    August 12, 2011 — Martyr Anicetus of Nicomedia


    To: Holy Synod of Bishops, Orthodox Church in America

    From: 15 Orthodox college students and young adults


    “Men and women with homosexual feelings and emotions are to be treated with the understanding, acceptance, love, justice and mercy due to all human beings.”

    — 1992 Synodal Affirmations On Marriage, Family, Sexuality, and the Sanctity of Life, Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America


    Your Beatitude, Your Eminence, Your Graces,


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