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Patriarch Cyril banned from serving Protodeacon Andrei Kuraev. This is stated in the decree of the Patriarch, writes “Interfax”.
As stated in the decree, the decision was made because of a public insult to the memory of Archpriest Alexander Yelokhovo Cathedral Agejkina. The ROC considers such action Kuraev not only immoral but cynical, which aroused the indignation of the bishops, clergy and laity. The reason for this and other complaints to the Patriarch.
Before the decision of the diocesan ecclesiastical court Kuraev forbidden to speak in churches on behalf of the ROC.
The Abbot Yelokhovsky Cathedral in Moscow, Alexander Ageikin died on April 21 on the 49th year of life. Previously, he was diagnosed with coronavirus. Sources “Interfax”in the medical community said that the priest fell into a coma on the night of 21 April.
Later it became known that Again opposed the closure of churches.
In an interview with the newspaper “Moskovsky Komsomolets” Kuraev, in particular, spoke about the attitude of the coronavirus and measures to limit infection in ROC “had to be immediately shut down, turn the head, take responsibility for not only your life, but also pilgrims. Believers who go to you can genuinely be mistaken, though the danger here was not threatening them. This self-deception completely disarm them before the disease.”
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