Priests Will Visit the Victims of the Accident in the Moscow Metro

Priests will offer spiritual and psychological support to victims and support their relatives in hospitals.
Natalya Mihailova | 16 July 2014
PRAVMIR. Orthodox priests will offer spiritual and psychological assistance to all victims of the accident in the Moscow metro that are currently in the three Moscow hospitals.

“Priests will try for the rest of the day to visit those injured in the metro accident who are in Hospitals 67 and 71 and the Sklifosovsky Institute. The Department for Church Charity and Social Service at the diocesan council of Moscow will supervise the Church’s assistance,” Vasily Rulinsky, press-secretary of the Synodal Department for Church Charity and Social Service, told RIA Novosti

According to him, “Priests will try to provide spiritual and psychological support to victims and to support their relatives in the hospitals.”

It should be borne in mind that on July 15, on the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya branch of the Moscow metro, between the station “Slaviansky Prospekt” and “Park Pobedy,” three wagon trains derailed, with at least nineteen people killed and 150 people injured.

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