The inhabitants of the Sredneuralsky monastery did not leave it-Moguchev

The inhabitants of the Sredneuralsky monastery did not leave it-Moguchev
Yekaterinburg. August 23. INTERFAX-the Sredneuralsky monastery works without changes contrary to the decision of the Yekaterinburg diocese, the inhabitants of the monastery did not leave it, said a colleague of the former schiigumen Vsevolod Moguchev.
"There are no changes in the monastic life ( ... ). ( ... ) contrary to the statements of the Metropolitan, none of the heads of the monastery has left," Moguchev said in a video message on his page in the social network.
He also said that the defrocked Abbot Sergius asking their congregants not to come to the diocese.
"Schiigumen Sergius appeals to everyone: there is no need to come to the diocese, we are waiting for everyone in the monastery," he said.
As it was reported, earlier a decree was issued by Metropolitan Kirill on the transfer of female residents of the monastery to other women's monasteries in the Sverdlovsk region. After that, father Sergius called on supporters to go to the daily procession "in defense of the monastery". Supporters of schema-monk defrocked from August 20 came daily to the building of the diocese.
On July 3, the diocesan court found father Sergius guilty of violating his monastic vows and priestly oath and stripped him of his dignity. On July 24, the Patriarch approved the decision of the diocesan court on the eruption of Romanov from San.
Father Sergius declared that he did not intend to leave the territory of the Sredneuralsky convent.
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