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In the Jewish community said about the danger of statements by schema-monk Sergius

The statement of the schema-monk Sergius, appearing in the Internet, lead to "incite hatred", which is dangerous for the multinational Russia, said the head of public relations Department of the Federation of Jewish communities of Russia (FEOR), Boruch Gorin.

Previously defrocked schemamonk Sergius (Nicholas Romanov) in one of the videos said that Russia allegedly controls "Chabad" (one of the areas in Judaism – ed.).

Nazarbayev thanked Patriarch Kirill for his prayers for his recovery

The first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev thanked the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill for prayer support during his treatment for coronavirus, said in a statement on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Nazarbayev in June contracted the coronavirus, 2 July, his press service reported that he recovered.

Patriarch Kirill urged the Montenegrin authorities to stop the persecution of the Church

Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill urged the Montenegrin authorities to stop the persecution of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) and to repeal its discriminatory law, it follows from the open letter of the Patriarch on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.

In December 2019, the Parliament of Montenegro, by majority of votes of the ruling coalition approved the law "On freedom of conscience and religion and the legal status of religious communities", which caused a strong public reaction and protests. The Serbian Orthodox Church, fear that the law will facilitate the seizure of the property of SPTS and its transmission in the unrecognized Montenegrin Orthodox world "Autocephalous" Church. At the same time the Synod of the Russian Church urged all local Orthodox churches to speak in support of the canonical Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro.

DOOM Russia: the new status of Hagia Sophia - the victory of the Christians, Jews and Muslims

Change the status of Hagia Sophia (Hagia Sophia) in Istanbul, its conversion into a mosque is a positive transformation for the Jews, Muslims and Christians, as there now will be the common for all Abrahamic religions God, said the first Deputy head of the Spiritual administration of Muslims (DUM) of Russia Damir Mukhetdinov.

The state Council, Turkey's highest administrative court - July 10, annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a Museum. Immediately after this, the Turkish President announced that he had signed a decree about the transformation of the Cathedral into a mosque and the beginning of Muslim worship there. They will begin on July 24.

Court of India gave the descendants of the Maharashtra right to the temple treasure

India's Supreme Court has upheld rights of the former Royal family of the Principality of Travancore to manage the administration of Padmanabhaswamy temple (Lord Vishnu) in Kerala.

The Padmanabhaswamy temple was rebuilt in its present form in the 18th century the Royal house of Travancore, who ruled southern Kerala and some adjoining parts of Tamil Nadu. In 1949, two years after India's independence, the Principality of Travancore was United with the Principality of Cochin in the state of Travancore-Cochin, which in 1956 became part of Kerala.

Expert: the status of Hagia Sophia is not a religious question

Change the status of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul and its transformation from a Museum to a mosque is not a religious question and does not apply to relations between Christians and Muslims, but it will affect Turkey's relations with Greece, with Europe and with Russia, and President Tayyip Erdogan should very seriously think about whether to do this, according to the Greek expert, columnist, the former head of the Athens news Agency AMNA Michalis Psilos.

Turkish President Erdogan said that waiting for the decision of the state Council on the possibility of changing the status of Hagia Sophia and its transformation from a Museum into a mosque will do depending on him. The Supreme administrative court of Turkey - the state Council - 2 July, considered the question of changing the status of Hagia Sophia. The state Council believes that to change the status of the Cathedral is the presidential decree. It is expected that the Council's decision will be published within 15 days.

The court fined defrocked father Sergius for the distribution of fakes

The court in Verkhnyaya Pyshma of the Sverdlovsk region was fined 90 thousand rubles defrocked schemamonk Sergius (Nicholas Romanov) for distributing unreliable information.

During the meeting, the lawyer Sergius claimed that in the materials there is no evidence of deliberate dissemination of the information in the network, therefore asked to discontinue the proceedings. He schemamonk at the meeting did not appear.

ROC: the Black Lives Matter movement is becoming anti-Christian character

The movement Black Lives Matter in the US, UK and some other countries is becoming increasingly anti-Christian and anti-civilizational character, the Deputy Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate Bishop Zelenograd Savva (Tutunov).

Constantine the Great, adopted Christianity in the Roman Empire, canonized by the Orthodox Church canonized, is honored as "equal to the apostles Emperor."

In British, the Cathedral was "the last supper" with the black Christ

Picture of black Jesus Christ, a variation on the theme of the famous frescoes Leonardo da Vinci's last supper, received the same name, appeared on the altar of Saint Albany Cathedral in the British County of Hertfordshire as a sign of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement ("black Lives matter"), reports the Daily Mail.

Earlier, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urged the Church of England to revise the image of Christ as the white man.

In Tuva declared a day of mourning for the deceased from COVID-19 of the Supreme Lama

The head of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool in connection with the death of the Supreme Lama of Tuva Gampela of Ladoja, who died after Contracting coronavirus, declared Friday a day of mourning in the Republic, the press service of the head.

On Tuesday Kara-ool announced the death of Supreme Lama.

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