Greek Orthodox Church declares voluntary abortion murder

The Holy Synod decided a fetus was a complete and integral human since its conception

The Greek Orthodox Church rejected the practice of voluntary abortion, declaring it an act of murder.

The Standing Holy Synod of the Church of Greece during two Sessions on Tuesday, clarified that aborting a fetus was an act of murder, as it was considered a complete and integral human from the moment of its conception based on the Holy Scriptures and the Traditions of the Orthodox Church.