Saint-Petersburg. 6 Aug. INTERFAX – the State of health of the rector of St. Sampson Cathedral in St. Petersburg, and the driver-altar server, involved in an accident in Saratov region is evaluated as satisfactory, have informed “Interfax” in the St. Petersburg diocese.
“In connection with media reports about the accident in the Saratov region with participation of the car of the cleric of the St. Petersburg communications sector St. Petersburg metropolis informs: Archimandrite Seraphim (Scred), rector of St. Sampson Cathedral in St. Petersburg, made a private pilgrimage”, – stated in the message.
The diocese said that a delegation of the clergy in his car was not.
The driver of the vehicle on the basis of examination of blood alcohol was not detected. The decision about the future of the driver – altar server St. Sampson Cathedral in St. Petersburg – will be decided by the canonical Commission on the outcome of the trial.
As reported in the Saratov mass-media, on Saturday, the car, which was the rector of St. Sampson Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Archimandrite Seraphim, was the cause of a fatal accident between Balashov and Arkadaksky areas of the Saratov region, which killed a local woman.