Entry into the territory of Sredneuralskaya convent in the Sverdlovsk allactite: Pavel Lisitsyn / RIA Novosti
The Yekaterinburg diocese were interested in information about violence against children in Sredneuralskaya convent “of Sporitelnitsa bread” captured the disgraced shehurina Sergiy (Romanov). In the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) study data on ill-treatment of children in the monastery, told the publication, “the Rise” in the diocese.
“Today, the number of former pupils, stating that while in the monastery they used an invalid measure. Employees of the diocese in regard to the above, young people collected and thoroughly examining their testimony, including the reasons why these charges were not made public earlier,” — said the source publication.
Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church stressed that they are ready to provide the victims in the monastery of “spiritual and psychological assistance”.
Earlier, Sergei Erenkov, the operator of the crew of TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak in an interview to “Komsomolskaya Pravda” said that he was aware of cases of sexual abuse in a monastery in the Urals. According to him, the priests of the monastery to create the media “a pretty picture”, but those who are trying to “dig deeper” were victims of the attack “people in tracksuits”. The operator, which, together with Sobchak was attacked by the followers of chiyoumen Sergius, broke his arm. They were able to learn about the 21 cases of violence in the monastery. “There are 21 people who indicate that they are former novices who say that it was child molestation, sexual abuse in the convent,” said the operator.
June 27, Sobchak said that during the filming of the monastery on her team was attacked. The presenter later posted footage of the attack. The footage shows that Sobchak did not allow to pass to the monastery to talk with shehurina. Blocked her way Church leaders attacked the operator, and then seized and broke his camera. Also on the recording captures the moment of the attack on Philip, the former novice of the monastery and the journalist.
About the capture of the convent “of Sporitelnitsa bread” became known on June 16. Father Sergius began to conduct services contrary to the prohibition in the service for the public denial of the coronavirus. On 17 June he released a video message in which responded to the accusations in the capture of the monastery and explained that remained at the monastery for nuns, “their children”.
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