In the Federation Council responded to the words of the Patriarch of the teaching of the fundamentals of religion and culture in the school

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in photobacteria of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation. Archival photoIn the Federation Council responded to the words of the Patriarch of the teaching of the fundamentals of religion and culture in the school© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Russian students in the framework of the educational program needs to gain knowledge about the General culture of the Russian Federation, about which denominations are valid on the territory of the country, while you delve into the nuances of them is not necessary, said the first Deputy head of the Federation Council Committee on culture, science and education Liliya Gumerova.

Earlier, Patriarch Kirill called for the extension of teaching in schools the fundamentals of religious cultures. He also believes that it is necessary to prepare in the universities of professional teachers and theologians.

«The main task in schools is to introduce our children to the shared culture of Russia, so they had no idea about the denominations in our country. There is no purpose to make them deeply religious,» said Gumerova RIA Novosti.

In her opinion, students should have a General understanding of religious movements, they need to foster respect for different religions, to give knowledge about religious culture.

At the same time, Gumerova agree that universities need to prepare professional teachers and scholars. «For the teaching of religious cultures in schools should be relevant experts, it is not in doubt», she concluded.

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