…in the news again: Fr. George Passias. This time for allegedly getting his girlfriend pregnant. By the way, it turns out that this adult woman is reported to be his “God-daughter”. Fr.Passias was recently suspended. It is also reported that Fr. Passias and his wife are seeking shelter in one of Elder Ephraim’s Monasteries (of which Fr. Passias was a staunch supporter of). We first posted this report in June of 2013 (click here to see that).
One cannot help but wonder: do our Metropolitans not deal with things until there is a crisis? In effect, should they share some responsibility in causing the crisis (or other types/examples of crisis) because they passively allowed it to fester and reach a crisis stage?
“I agree Father. I really do. But they (clergy of all ranks) above all should know this better than me, and as such should be held to a higher standard. Adopting that higher standard should mean being more pro-active about this.
Our friends at The Orthodox Reformer website have published a timeline and details regarding the alleged embezzlement of a Trust entrusted to Fr Dokos. This seems to illustrate the lackluster administration of the Metropolis of Chicago, whose integrity has also been called to question by specifics mentioned in this article. Click to read.
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