Just as there are times for feasting, there are also times set aside for fasting. During these periods, certain foods are prohibited.
Instructions for weddings, divorces, baptisms, funerals, and memorials in the Greek Orthodox Church.
Pastoral Guidelines: Church Positions Regarding the Sanctity of Human Life, Organ Donations, and Cremation
A major and overarching concern of the Church arises with its commitment to the God-given sanctity of human life.