Archdeacon Andrei Kuraev, professor of ecclesiastical and practical subjects released from the Moscow Theological Academy. The corresponding order was signed by the rector of the Academy Archbishop Vereisky Eugene wrote Kuraev in my LJ.
According to the document decision was made “in connection with the expiration of the election of the contest (the desire to participate in the contest to fill the post of scientific and pedagogical employee he did not show).”
Formerly archdeacon going to release because he “regularly appears in the media and in the blogosphere with controversial publications”, but now leadership academy has found a legitimate reason for dismissal, he wrote Kuraev.
Andrew Kuraev primarily known fact that has spoken statements, which do not reflect the official position of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Archdeacon was the only clergy who opposed too hard punishment participating Pussy Riot.