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Greek Orthodox Synod in Roumania Urges Abstainence from Anti-semitism

December 27, 1928
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Notes with Regret Participation of Priests in Anti-Jewish Propaganda (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church in Roumania, following the action taken by the Metropolit of Moldavia urging priests under his jurisdiction to abstain from participation in anti-Semitic agitation, issued a similar circular to the heads of the Church.

The circular states that the Synod notices with regret that a number of priests have been guilty of active participation in the anti-Semitic movement and in particular during the recent political campaign. Such action is irreconcilable with the dignity of the priesthood and with the objects of the State Church. Severe measures will be taken against offenders, the circular states.

Similar circulars have been issued by the other Metropolits of the Church in Roumania.

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