Abbot of Sergitto: Pavel Lisitsyn / RIA Novosti
Disgraced Abbot Sergius (Nicholas Romanov), seized the convent of Sredneuralskaya near Ekaterinburg, has no plans to leave the monastery, despite the decision of the Patriarch Moskovskogo and all Russia Cyril to deprive him of his dignity. The reaction of the priest gave his colleague Vsevolod Moguchev in conversation with the publication of “the Rise”.
“Father Sergius does not change any of his plans and is not planning to waste my time on any comments to the Patriarch and what do some people do not relate to it,” said Moguchev, calling the decision of the Patriarch “shaking the air”.
Commenting on the evidence that the monastery began to leave the people, the representative of the disgraced priest said, “the Monastery as he lived his life, and lives. Nothing has changed. All the people who were there, there and there.”
Earlier it was reported that the monastery began to leave the monks, the laity and other priests. Only abode left 38 people. The first month back from the monastery left the abbess abbess Barbara also joined by several sisters.
The decision of the Patriarch became known earlier, on July 24. In a statement published on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), States that the court found false and defamatory accusations, made during performances of chiyoumen and acknowledged the violation of canonical norms cease “remembrance of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia and ruling Bishop during the Liturgy”.
The deprivation of Sergius Sana became known in early July. For the decision’s entry into force had the approval of the Patriarch.
On 7 July the court fined Sergius for the denial of the coronavirus on 90 thousand rubles. He was found guilty in violation of part 9 of article 13.15 of the administrative code (“Abuse of freedom of mass information”). On 20 July he was also found guilty of violating administrative article 20.3.1 of the administrative code (“inciting hatred or hostility, and humiliation of human dignity”) and fined 18 thousand rubles. In this case the priest to any of the court sessions did not appear.
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