The Investigative Committee began checking because of the post of designer Artemy Lebedev about the relics of the saints, informs agency “Moscow” citing a source in law enforcement agencies.
“We are checking information from the media about a possible violation of the right to freedom of conscience and religion in Telegram. According to the available data, a statement about the holy relics was published on Lebedev’s page in obscene expressions, ”the agency’s interlocutor said.
In response, Lebedev appealed to the Investigative Committee: “Dear Investigative Committee! Tell me, please, what are the holy relics? In what law are they described? How is holiness determined? Well, or where and when were those d ***** s who came to work for you to send me such requests were born? Who taught them? “
Earlier, Lebedev wrote a post in which he expressed his opinion on the practice of worshiping the relics of saints.
“Who should ***** [волновать] leg, hand, tooth, hair of some saint? (Moreover, during their lifetime all the saints were ordinary drunks and bosses of varying sizes.) Why are the corpses of Lenin, Kim Il Sung, Mao lying on display in the mausoleums? Where does the desire to bow to a dead manager come from among the people? Why are queues lining up to kiss some box of Sergius of Radonezh’s dandruff? ”Lebedev wrote.
In response to the Russian Orthodox Church called on check Lebedev’s words, calling them “criminal and morally unacceptable.”
We will remind, earlier Lebedev starred in commercial in support of amendments to the Constitution. Then it was proposed to vote for entering into it concepts of god, families and victories in the Great Patriotic War.