ON ORGAN and TISSUE DONATION
The position of the Serbian Orthodox Church in specific regarding ORGAN and TISSUE
DONATION is one in the same as that of the Orthodox Church in general.
The Orthodox Church fully respects the dignity and individual integrity of the human person
as created by God in His image and likeness and endowed with free will. Therefore, the
question of organ and tissue donation is left to the personal choice of the individual in
consultation with their spiritual father and medical doctor.
That having been said, as permitted by the Orthodox Church, the individual is guided to
understand the following points of reference when making their choice: