Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov explained his words about women in a civil marriage

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Archpriest Dimitry Smirnov has explained the statement about women in a civil marriage, according to RBC.

As told to Smirnov, he specifically used the word “prostitute” to draw the attention of the public and to protect women from the inappropriate relationship.

Earlier he had called “prostitutes” who agrees to the cohabitation. According to the Archpriest, men enjoy free of charge the services of such women, seeing them not wives, but only “temporary joy”. If a man does not dare to register the marriage, not considering your partner as a spouse, he concluded.

In the ROC statement Smirnova-tied with “inherent imaginative manner”. Deputy Chairman of the Synodal Department for Church and society and the media Vakhtana Kipshidze believes that the priest wanted to draw attention to the psychological trauma that these women get when their spouse refuses to get married and leave them alone.

the Senator, Chairman of the Union of women Russia Catherine Lakhov called the statement stupid insult, a surprise to the Church. However, she believes there to protect the traditional family – in a way that can do it, RIA Novosti reported. In the Church trying to say that the family is the basis of life, which is based on love, respect and responsibility, said Lakhova.

“Perhaps they are in a very rough form it is expressed, but very often civil marriage is based more on sexual relations,” she said.

the ROC criticized the cohabitation

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