There are now prayer rooms in pre-trial detention center No. 2 in Simferopol
Prayer rooms for Orthodox Christians and Muslims were opened in Simferopol Detention Center No. 2
In order to form a respectful and tolerant attitude towards society among suspects, accused and convicts held in the institution, to stimulate law-abiding behavior, the formation of spiritual and moral values and cultural traditions, prayer rooms for Muslims and Orthodox Christians were opened in SIZO-2 in Simferopol .
Accompanied by the leadership of the pre-trial detention facility, Archpriest Roman Tsurkan, assistant head of the regional Federal Penitentiary Service for organizing work with believers, and the Deputy Mufti of Crimea, Muhammed Islamov, officially opened a room for religious ceremonies by Muslims.
In addition, a representative of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Crimea, on behalf of the Mufti of Crimea, handed over a prayer rug and religious literature to the Muslim prayer room of the institution, noting that this event is an important milestone in strengthening interfaith peace and harmony.
On the same day, a prayer room for Orthodox Christians was opened in Detention Facility No. 2 in Simferopol, during which Archpriest Roman Tsurkan performed a consecration ceremony, after which he presented icons and Orthodox books as a gift to equip this room.
It is worth noting that on the days of the month of Ramadan and Great Lent, persons held in the institution of traditional religions will be able not only to perform religious rites, but also to visit specially designated places.
press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol
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