The initiative to classify Poklonsky to the saints commented on in the ROC

Natalia Poklonskaya

The Chairman of the Synodal Department of the Russian Orthodox Church’s relationship with society and the media, Vakhtang Kipshidze, Monday, October 9, said the Agency urban news “Moscow” the emergence of the petition with a proposal to canonize the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Polonskaya.

“I believe that this initiative has no relation to the Russian Orthodox Church and running at least stupid people,” he said.

The question of a possible implementation of this idea to put, according to Kipshidze, not serious. The authors of the petition, which appeared on the portal Sunday, October 8, he says, “to try such actions to question the Church’s view of canonization as such.”

A petition signed by over one thousand people. It is offered to glorify the former Prosecutor of the Crimea as a “Holy sinless” woman who “first saw monotachi bust of Nicholas II” and is “a relentless struggle against evil”.

On the same site there are several other petitions on the activities of Polonskaya. Most popular, gathered more than 20 thousand signatures, — to deprive it of the Deputy mandate from the struggle with the release of the film “Matilda” by Alexei Uchitel, is dedicated to the novel was canonized Martyr Emperor Nicholas II with the ballerina. Pattern makers MP blames insulting the feelings of believers.

In March 2017, the Church Commission has not identified Poklonskaya discovered traces of this occurrence on the bronze bust of Nicholas II and his icons in the chapel at the Prosecutor’s office of Simferopol. This sculpture, according to the Deputy, I come for the healing of believers with sick children.