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As an Orthodox Christian, How should I vote? St. Paisios the Athonite is Your Guide

Updated: Sep 23, 2022

In former times, if a pious Christian was involved in public life, he probably wasn’t too well. They would have considered him crazy. Today, it is the opposite. If a pious person isn’t concerned and pained by the way things are in the world, he is the one who has lost his mind. - St. Paisios the Athonite

TODAY you cannot stand indifferent to the public square. You cannot leave matters to the powers that be, as if they are benevolent and working for our good. There are many national and international leaders who are clearly opposed to the faith and vision and to the ethos of the Orthodox Church, to the sanctity of life and man as made in God’s Image, to the integrity of the family and to the purity of the youth. Taking part and taking a stand today, witnessing to truth in society as an expression and confession of our faith in Christ, is an expression of our love for our neighbor and our Lord.