In the Russian Orthodox Church urged parishioners to pray, and not to do a selfie during the service
MOSCOW, April 17 — RIA Novosti. Parishioners should switch off mobile phones in the temple, not to do a selfie, otherwise it defeats the purpose of worship, said RIA Novosti Professor of the Moscow theological Academy and Seminary Archpriest Maxim Kozlov.
Easter services were attended by millions of believers throughout Russia. However, many Internet users posted on social networks selfies made in the temples. The photos are published with the hashtag #Easter.
During the service is supposed to switch off mobile phones. If someone uses them to make a selfie during worship, it is, of course, wrong. Preferably from this naive, somewhere clear of deslanoside to abstain.Maxim Conlawprofs the Moscow theological Academy and Seminary Archpriest
“It is with a sense of worship not connected,” — said the Agency interlocutor.