Church official believes Lenin will be buried sooner or later

Natalya Mihailova | 23 March 2017
Moscow, March 22, Interfax - The Russian Church official is sure that Lenin's body should be buried when there are enough preconditions for it.
Church official believes Lenin will be buried sooner or later
Vladimir Legoyda

“I believe that Lenin certainly should be moved out and I am sure this question will be settled sooner or later,” head of the Synodal Department for Church, Society and Media Relations Vladimir Legoyda said on air Dozhd TV channel.

According to him, it will take place “when it doesn’t give grounds for splits.”

Legoyda does not agree that “sometimes they make a touchstone of it: if you are an Orthodox Christian, you should demand to bury Lenin’s body, if you don’t agree that he should be buried tomorrow, then what an Orthodox Christian you are.”

The church official also gave his personal evaluation of Stalin’s personality. Answering the question whether he considers him “an executor”, Legoyda said, “From my point of view, yes.”

Система Orphus Do you see a mistake in the text? Highlight it and click: Ctrl + Enter
Since you are here…

…we do have a small request. More and more people visit Orthodoxy and the World website. However, resources for editorial are scarce. In comparison to some mass media, we do not make paid subscription. It is our deepest belief that preaching Christ for money is wrong.

Having said that, Pravmir provides daily articles from an autonomous news service, weekly wall newspaper for churches, lectorium, photos, videos, hosting and servers. Editors and translators work together towards one goal: to make our four websites possible - Pravmir.ru, Neinvalid.ru, Matrony.ru and Pravmir.com. Therefore our request for help is understandable.

For example, 5 dollars a month is it a lot or little? A cup of coffee? It is not that much for a family budget, but it is a significant amount for Pravmir.

If everyone reading Pravmir could donate 5 dollars a month, they would contribute greatly to our ability to spread the word of Christ, Orthodoxy, life's purpose, family and society.

Choose currency:
Other amount
10$
20$
50$