The Kremlin explained Putin’s visit to old believers ‘ Church

Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin regularly communicates with representatives of all religions, not singling out any of them. On Wednesday, may 31, said the press-Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the upcoming visit of Putin to the Metropolitan Kornily in Rogozhskaya Sloboda, the correspondent “”.

“This is not the first meeting, and Cornelius [Titov] they communicated on different ceremonies and events, that is multiple communicate,” said Sands, answering the question “” that, what is the interest of the President to the old believers ‘ Church.

Thus a press-the Secretary noted that the public nature of these contacts might create the impression “as if it were a new phenomenon”. “Even in my memory this is not the first meeting,” — said the official representative of the Kremlin.

On Wednesday Vladimir Putin will visit the rogozhskoye the spiritual center of Russian Orthodox old believers ‘ Church in Moscow, said “Interfax”.

25 may the Russian leader visited the Sretensky monastery, congratulated his vicar the Bishop of Egorievsk Tikhon with the opening of a new temple and talked with representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church abroad. The day before Putin congratulated the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on the name day and venerated the relics of St. Nicholas, which were brought in the temple of Christ the Savior from the Italian city of Bari.