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ROC called the lock "of Constantinople" work on the degradation of the Russian people

Lock channel "Tsargrad" on YouTube - work on the degradation of the Russian people and sabotage against the idea, said the Deputy head of the Moscow Patriarchate, Bishop Savva (Tutunov).

Previously YouTube blocked the account of the network edition of "Tsargrad" and the eponymous TV channel, after which the publication announced the intention to go to court. In "Constantinople" drew attention to the blocking of YouTube account publications "double-Headed eagle". From "Constantinople" and the "double eagle" General guidance: according to the site "Constantinople", the businessman Konstantin Malofeyev - founder of the channel "Tsargrad". He also holds the position of Chairman of the society for the development of Russian historical education, "double-Headed eagle".

Surrogacy will lead to crimes, believe in the ROC

The spread of the practice of surrogacy will lead to an increase in the number of crimes, said Thursday the Chairman of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate on relations of the Church with society and mass-media Vladimir Legoyda.

In January 2020 in Odintsovo in the Moscow region Investigative Committee in Moscow, was prosecuted for causing death by negligence and human trafficking. In one of the apartments of the village of VNIISSOK, it was discovered the body of a newborn from a surrogate mother of the child. Cause of infant death were sudden infant death syndrome newborn. In the apartment, investigators found three more children born for sale. Charged with human trafficking in the case were arrested seven people, one defendant was sent under house arrest.

Died abbess of a monastery in the Nizhny Novgorod region

The mother superior of the Vyksa Iversky nunnery antoniya (Mironova), who previously identified coronavirus, has died, according to the press service of the Nizhny Novgorod diocese.

The Vyksa Iversky women's monastery was closed by the congregation with the 4th of July. According to the Vyksa diocese, it was made "in connection with the identification of the mother superior of the Vyksa Iversky nunnery abbess Antonia (Mironova) coronavirus infection COVID-19". All the rooms of the monastery were disinfected, the contact person is isolated, the residents placed under medical observation.

Patriarch Kirill urged the clergy to "be there" with intellectuals

The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Kirill urged the clergy of the Russian Orthodox Church to work more with people, particularly the intelligentsia, which often "prone to failure" and also "to expand the circle of influence," the message published on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church on Wednesday.

"If that isn't enough in our pastoral work, is the relationship with our modern intelligentsia, who, in virtue of certain critical plants peculiar to the intelligentsia, often falls into extremes and the fruit of which is often not the creation, and destruction," - said the Patriarch during the festive meal after Liturgy on the occasion of the Day of the baptism of Rus on July 28.

The Patriarch reinstated violated the quarantine regime of the priest

The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill was reinstated as rector of the metochion of the Nikolo-Perervinsky monastery in Moscow Archpriest Vladimir Chuvikin previously violated Church regulations about the order of worship during quarantine mode.

"Archpriest Vladimir Chuvikin, suspended from your post of rector in the churches of the Patriarchal metochion of the Nikolo-Perervinsky monastery in Moscow, is restored to his position," - said in a statement the decree of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.

The Patriarch on the Day of baptism of Rus will conduct the Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior

The Russian Orthodox Church on Tuesday celebrates the memory of St. Prince Vladimir and the baptism of Rus ' Day. The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on this day will have a festive divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

"The core of religious life is the divine Liturgy, and on the Day of the baptism of Russia, when the Orthodox Church celebrates the memory of Holy Prince Vladimir, in all the churches held worship services, and his Holiness Patriarch Kirill will lead a divine service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, which will begin at 10 a.m.", - told reporters the Deputy head of the Synodal Department for Church and society and the media Vakhtang Kipshidze.

St. Isaac's Cathedral has no plans to reduce staff

State Museum-monument St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg has no plans to reduce employees because of losses on the background of the epidemiological situation, announced the Director of the Museum Yuri Mudrov.

"We're not cutting and not going to cut," said wise at a press conference in the online mode.

ROC commented on the prayer in the Aya Sofia and the burning of the temple in Nantes

Prayer in the Church of Hagia Sophia, the burning of the temple in Nantes, the demolitions of monuments in the West are a blow not only to abandon Christianity in Europe but also in Russia, and the best lesson from this – to preserve their own civilization and culture, said the Deputy head of the Moscow Patriarchate Bishop Zelenograd Savva (Tutunov).

"Prayer in the Church of Hagia Sophia... the burning of the temple in Nantes (not the first burning of the temple in France for a year, not to mention other anti-Christian actions)... Someone will say, perhaps even with some smile: this otvetka for Europe's abandonment of Christianity. What are you laughing at? Over our common tragedy laugh!" - posted by Bishop Savva in his Telegram channel.

Metropolitan Hilarion willing to participate in trials of vaccines against coronavirus

The head of the Department for external Church relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk said he was ready to become one of participants of the Russian vaccine against coronavirus.

The TV channel "Russia 24" the anchorwoman asked Metropolitan Hilarion that he would agree to become one of the pioneers who will test on itself a new vaccine.

The representative of the schemamonk Sergius: the Orthodox Church does not own Sredneuralskaya convent

None of the buildings on the territory Sredneuralskaya convent belongs to the Yekaterinburg diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, all things were created by private money, said to RIA Novosti on Saturday, a representative of the schema-monk Sergius Vsevolod Moguchev, noting that the schema-monk is not the owner.

On Friday, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill has approved the earlier decision of the court of the Yekaterinburg diocese, who was deprived of schemamonk Sergius of dignity. The Yekaterinburg diocese said that father Sergius should leave the monastery. Meanwhile, schemamonk said it has no plans to leave them based Sredneuralskaya convent.

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