The report of «Royal remains» attracted great interest at the Council of bishops

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in fotoannunci the Council of bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Patriarchal enthronement of Saint Tikhon of MoscowThe report of «Royal remains» attracted great interest at the Council of bishops© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

Bishop mark Tikhon (Shevkunov) presented a report on examination was found near Ekaterinburg remains of the family of Emperor Nicholas II, this caused a great interest among the participants of the Synod of bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church, told RIA Novosti head of the press service of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia priest Alexander Volkov.

«It was a lot of questions. The bishops took note of all the information that they reported, Bishop Tikhon. Details will be later», — said the priest.

During his speech, Bishop Tikhon emphasized that the Russian Church «does not control the result». «Nothing like this can not be», — he said.

The Bishop said that on the website «Orthodoxy.ru» opened the discussion on this issue, and the editorial Board publishes opponents to openly discuss the topic «Yekaterinburg remains».

«One of the obvious shortcomings of the previous investigations was the lack of historical examination,» concluded the Hierarch.

The Council of bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) opened Wednesday in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour software report, Patriarch Kirill, where he summed up the activities of the Church over the past years and identified topics for further discussion. The Cathedral, which is usually held every few years, came the hierarchs from all Russian and foreign dioceses of the Russian Orthodox Church. The number of participants was a record: according to the press service of the Patriarch, he created 347 bishops.

The answer to many question is whether the Cathedral the final decision on the discussion about the examination of the authenticity of the remains of Tsar Nicholas II and his family — was broadcast the day before. Then the wolves said that the Council of bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church will not take a final decision on this question, because first you need to wait for the completion of all studies and examinations.

The last Russian Emperor Nicholas II and his family were shot in the summer of 1918 in Ekaterinburg. In 2000, the Russian Church canonized Nicholas II and his family canonized, after the opening of the graves near Ekaterinburg remains of members of the Imperial family were buried in the tomb of the Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg. In the fall of 2015 the investigators resumed the investigation of the death of the Romanovs. Currently also conducted the examination associated with the authentication found in 2007 remains possible, Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria.

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