The ROC proposed to transfer icons from the museums for safekeeping in the temples

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Incomerate in fotobabble in the temple. Archival photoThe ROC proposed to transfer icons from the museums for safekeeping in the temples© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Uncovereth the image Bank

Diocesan drevlehranilische of the Moscow city diocese Archpriest Leonid Kalinin in the framework of the round table at the festival «Intermuseum-2017» suggested for safekeeping in the temples, which will ensure the necessary security and conditions of detention, icons from the vaults of the Central and regional museums.

Saturday at the festival «Intermuseum-2017» held a round table meeting under the title «Museums-temples: yesterday, today, tomorrow». It was attended by the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky, Bishop mark Tichon, Director of the State historical Museum (GIM) Alexei Levykin and other professionals. They discussed the issue of interaction between the Museum community and the Russian Orthodox Church.

«In the future, if the dioceses of the necessary conditions will be created in the archive in the councils or specialized Museum buildings that have the necessary level of security and temperature and humidity conditions and other criteria, it is possible that from the vaults of museums not only Central but also regional, where there is a lot of icons since the ruin of the Church and they, unfortunately, are dormant in the vaults, would be transferred to responsible storage in appropriately equipped and worthy to show these works of art buildings of the Church,» — said Kalinin.