In Moscow opened a case after the burning of the temple

© Photo : courtesy of the press service of the Eastern Vicariate Moskvina the fire place in a temporary wooden Church in honor of icon of mother of God Softener of evil hearts and Sunday school in UhtomkaIn Moscow opened a case after the burning of the temple© Photo : courtesy of the press service of the Eastern Vicariate of the Moscow

The police opened a criminal case on the fact of fire wooden Church in the East of Moscow, the press service GU MVD in the capital.

The Synodal Department for Church charity and social service of the Moscow Patriarchate with reference to the press service of the Eastern Vicariate previously reported that an unknown attacker on the night of Saturday, burned a temporary wooden Church in Uptake and the adjacent Sunday school.

«The police brought criminal case on signs of the crime provided by article of the criminal code «Intentional destruction or damage of property», — stated in the message.

According to the press service of the Eastern Vicariate of Moscow, the watchman, calling the fire brigade until his arrival, he tried to extinguish the fire using the fire extinguisher. The scene was also caused by the police. The total damage from the fire yet to be assessed.

A temporary wooden Church in honor of icon of mother of God «Softener of evil hearts» and a Sunday school erected on the site allocated by the government of Moscow for the construction of a stone Church in honor of icon of mother of God «surety of sinners» in the program «200 temples» on the street Kamov. In the wooden temple has to make all the services. The erection of the stone Church should be completed in 2019.

The attack on the temple in Uhtomka repeatedly made in 2014. On the night of 15 January a group of people damaged a fence, overturned the wagon and pulled out piles of the Foundation of the earth. The next day there were broken Windows of the trailer. On the 5th of November, the attacker brought to the door of the temple a bag of materials and set it on fire, but the fire was discovered in time and could not spread far. Ever since the incident in the temple occurred.

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