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The Deputy called objects in Turkey, which should be returned to Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should consider the transfer of a number of religious objects on the territory of Russia, said the head of the Duma Committee on civil society development issues, public and religious organisations Sergey Gavrilov in an interview with "Parlamentskaya Gazeta".

The MP stressed that these objects are not only the temples and monastery, pilgrimage centers and hotels, which were built in Russian and belonged to pre-revolutionary Russia. According to him, speech can go about a minimum of seven churches belonging to the Orthodox Church, and the situation is ripe for this question decided now.

In the state Duma assessed the situation with the status of Hagia Sophia

The situation with the status of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul and provoking the conflict serves the interests of the forces, far from Islam and Orthodoxy, the Chairman of the Duma Committee on civil society development issues, public and religious organisations Sergey Gavrilov.

The state Duma on Tuesday adopted a draft address to the Grand national Assembly of Turkey in connection with the discussion of the question of changing the status of the Church-Museum of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, urging to take all possible steps to prevent damage that can cause a hasty change of status.

The MP called on Georgia to restore full-fledged relations with Russia

The full restoration of relations with the neighboring countries, primarily Russia, will allow Georgia to overcome the crisis, said the head of the Duma Committee on civil society development Sergey Gavrilov.

Earlier in Tbilisi held a rally to mark the anniversary of anti-Russian rallies. The wave of such demonstrations, which resulted in the storming of Parliament and the dispersal of protesters by security forces, took place in Tbilisi on 20-21 June 2019 after the Deputy of the state Duma, the President of the inter-parliamentary Association of Orthodoxy Gavrilov during the session map in Tbilisi on the rights of the President of this organization took the position of head of the Parliament of Georgia.

In Moscow in the eighth time will try to start debate on the case of the "New greatness"

Lublin court of Moscow on Tuesday for the eighth time appointed before commencing their deliberations of the parties to the case organization "a New greatness," the card of the case on the court's website.

The court repeatedly for various reasons, including because of the illness of the judge and the pandemic COVID-19 endured the beginning of the debate. They were originally scheduled for February 20, this is the eighth attempt to hold them.

Orthodox believers celebrate parent the Saturday before Trinity

Orthodox believers celebrate on 6 June, on the eve of the feast of the Holy Trinity, Ecumenical parental Saturday - Church-wide day of remembrance of the dead, when during the Liturgy and memorial service to commemorate all ever dead Christians.

The memory of Saint Nicholas is always celebrated on the eve of one of the 12 major religious holidays, which is also called Pentecost (it falls on the 50th day after Easter). All churches committed special memorial services.

In the state Duma praised the decision to open churches in Moscow

The decision to open on 6 June the Moscow churches for parishioners helped to avoid some critical situations, when many believers were willing to go to a suburban Church on the feast of the Trinity, according to the Chairman of the Duma Committee on civil society development issues, public and religious organisations Sergey Gavrilov.

Earlier in the Telegram-channel working group under the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia for the coordination of the activities of Church institutions in terms of COVID-19 it was reported that the churches of Moscow opened on 6 June for parishioners and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour Yelokhovo Cathedral - June 2.

In the state Duma commented on the recommendations of the Commission on the opening of the temples

The Chairman of the Duma Committee on civil society development issues, public and religious organisations Sergey Gavrilov commented on the recommendations of Rospotrebnadzor about the opening of temples in the period of lifting the restrictive measures, called to provide assistance to religious organizations, including to allocate personal protective equipment and disinfection.

Previously, the CPS has developed recommendations for the phased resumption of services with the participation of the parishioners, including the requirements of social distancing and mandatory wearing of masks and other measures. Also, the CPS recommends restricting participation in the divine services of persons from risk groups.