The critical situation in Sredneuralskaya convent, with the refusal of chiyoumen Sergiy (Romanov) to submit to the ecclesiastical power, demonstrates the growing in the Church the problem of sladostrastno is wrong and dangerous practice of spiritual mentoring and this should be subject to the General ecclesiastical discussions, according to Russian sectologists.
Earlier, the Yekaterinburg diocese has banned the serving of chiyoumen Sergiy (Romanov) after he in his homily said that the Russians want to put in the "e-camp of Satan", "the wicked put on the self-isolation" and urged his parishioners to go out. He also cursed all who advocate the closure of churches. Sredneuralsky in the monastery, where he served Romanov, at his request are now entered on-duty with the involvement of activists. According to the diocese, the legitimate superior, the nun Varvara (Krygina), was actually dismissed by the monastery of Romanov, who was the spiritual father of the monastery.