My present inquiry through this article is to throw some light on this aspect which interests the youngsters of today .. Some of these points ( from a layman's perspective) are : ( these points came up in my discussions with a senior Cor Episcopa on 2 Sept, 2012)
Some among the laity seem to forget the following biblical verses : "Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve." Mark 10:43-45 (NIV)
4. Availability of time with unmarried priests : Provision for unmarried and Married priests in Orthodox faith compared to only unmarried priests in Catholic faith, speaks a lot about the time and commitment Catholic priests are able to give to any venture in comparison to Orthodox priests. Protestant priests also have a similar problem regarding time and commitment as they also have the provision to marry or remain single.
The tragedy is that the more recent TV evangelists like Thangu, Dinakaran and Co., KP Yohannan, MY Yohannan and the likes, have no interest in service of society than making a quick buck while the sun shines !! True spiritual entrepreneurs to the core !! Though they have been able to give some solace to a society running mad after material, worldly pleasures ..