Church officials and members attacked the staff of the Omsk БК55 portal, when they came to the festive divine Liturgy to prepare a material about the violation of sanitary rules in the churches and mosques during the epidemic of the coronavirus, the newspaper reports.
In the Orthodox znamenskaia Church, the Russian journalists tried to get a comment from a priest who fell upon them with foul language. The publication says that then he tried to grab the camera from the photographer, and the servant is to deprive him of his phone. The correspondent they also wanted to take a smartphone, which were audio-recorded. Then the member pushed the girl out of the building, and the priest kicked a photographer on the way out. Media workers called the police.
the Church said “Rise” that journalists supposedly “perverted”, and they were kicked out because they spoke and disturbed the service. According to the representative of a religious institution, the responding police officers took the appeal from the Abbot and no complaints filed. “The chief sanitary doctor region have banned mass events, and we have 20 people in it”, — said the interlocutor of the edition, noting that on 19 April on their site consecrate the cakes, the entrance will be on duty police.
According to the April 19, Omsk 31 infected with a new virus. Only in Russia, almost 42 thousand infected.