Intervention of Hieronymus for same-sex couples: "It would be good if the vote were by roll call"

"In this way we also ensure democracy and the interests of the Greek People, in the best way"

Screenshot 1 7 Archbishop Hieronymos, same-sex couples

The Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Mr. Ieronymos, on the occasion of the submission today in the Greek Parliament, of the bill on marriage and childbearing by same-sex couples.

"Our country is a democratic country in the midst of becoming global and in global forums. In fact, the Greek people are democratic and taught democracy since ancient times. It would be good, therefore, in the complete free expression of the Democracy that the Greek Parliament is concerned with, that the specific vote should be by roll call. In this way, we also ensure democracy and the interests of the Greek People, in the best way," said the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece to 89,5 (station of the Church of Greece). Jerome
The bill on the marriage and adoption of same-sex couples is being discussed today in the Plenary Session of the Parliament, while tomorrow Thursday it will be put to a vote after the positions of the political leaders.

A request for a roll call vote on the bill regarding the marriage of same-sex couples was officially submitted to the Parliament.

Specifically, 21 MPs filed a request for a roll-call vote, on the principle and on all the articles of the bill concerning the marriage of same-sex couples.

The vote is expected to take place on Thursday.

The Conference of the Presidents of the Parliament decided to set aside up to two days for its discussion and voting.

In the past days, during the elaboration of the draft law in the committees of the Parliament, in which it was decided not to include the Church in the hearing of the institutions, "yes", in principle the rapporteurs of New Democracy, SYRIZA, PASOK, New Left and Freedom of Navigation. The KKE, Hellenic Solution, Niki and the Spartans declared against the bill, with a different perspective and argument.