Abbot Sergiy (Romanov) Photo: the official website of the Ekaterinburg Diocese
Denying the coronavirus Abbot Sredneuralskaya convent “sporitel’nitsa khlebov” chiyomaru Sergiy (Romanov), which is called the spiritual father of the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Polonskaya, the second time to forbid them to preach, the press service of the Yekaterinburg diocese.
The publication says that on may 26 the priest not to serve and to wear a pectoral cross. “The activities of chiyoumen Sergius will be reviewed by the diocesan court”, — added in the text.
The decision of the diocese was a reaction to the violation of Sergius the prohibition to preach. The man held in his cell for two weeks as punishment for his speech on the topic of coronavirus infection, then went and recorded a video message.
Previously Abbot said that cursing those who are called to close the temples during a pandemic. He encouraged the believers to take to the streets, and the epidemic was called the invention of cowards and atheists.
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