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On Mon, 10 Apr 2000, Irina Rempt wrote:

> > confirmation and orders.
>
> In the Orthodox Church the spouses give the sacrament of marriage to
> one another. The priest doesn't bestow it, he only witnesses it.


Irina, I think you need to double-check this with a priest.  I can assure
you that a priest DOES bestow the sacrament of Marriage within Orthodoxy,
or so Bishop NICHOLAS of Detroit made quite plain in his last visit to
Ithaca.