Metropolitan Hilarion told about the new rules for members

After two months of forced isolation in Russian temples has introduced a number of sanitary rules, said the head of the Synodal Department for external Church relations Metropolitan Hilarion in the program “Church and world” on TV channel “Russia 24”.

a Parishioner can go to the Church only in the mask, the staff are required to issue a mask, if the person came without it.

on Saturday opened to the public the doors of the Moscow temples. A mandatory condition on every member of the congregation shall be at least 4 square meters. For each Church considered the number of parishioners and painted markings. Those who do not have time to enter, you can stand outside and listen to the stream.

Kissing icons in some churches canceled. Some after each touch will be cleaned with an alcohol swab (like a spoon at communion).

however, the priest asked the elderly to remain at home.