“Nonsense”: in the Russian Orthodox Church reacted to the reports about the end of the world in 5 days
MOSCOW, 14 Aug — RIA Novosti. In the Russian Orthodox Church urged to be attentive to the reports that August 19, the alleged end of the world, because such statements can “call the fire among those people who are extremely unreasonable”.
Some media started to disseminate information about what blessed Matrona of Moscow, especially revered by Russian believers, supposedly predicted the end of the world 19 Aug 2017.
“Believers need to be especially attentive to this nonsense, which, unfortunately, inherent in the human person. … Some people have a tendency to nightmares, vstorm and “fried” subjects,” — said RIA Novosti is a leading Internet-project “Questions to a priest” in a network “the Jelica mountain” hieromonk Macarius (Markish).
Such statements, he said, can “cause a fire among the people, which is extremely unreasonable.”
“Should we believe? Well, it’s not even a question. The question is how to look at it,” warns the priest.
Matrona Nikonova was born in 1885 in village Sebino of the Tula region. According to the biography, she was born blind, but at age eight the Matron opened the gift of foresight and healing the sick, in particular, she predicted the beginning of the great Patriotic war.
In 1902 matron’s legs were suddenly paralyzed. In 1925 she moved to Moscow, where he lived until his death on 2 may 1952. In 1999, blessed Matrona was canonized as locally venerated saints of the diocese of Moscow, and in 2004, the Church canonized saints.