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Archpriest Vsevolod ChaplinAngels, Demons Are Taken for Aliens - Russian Cleric
12:16 09/04/2013
Tags: meteorite, Russian Orthodox Church, Vsevolod Chaplin

MOSCOW, April 9 (RIA Novosti) – Angels and demons do really exist, but are often mistaken for "so-called aliens" by those who encounter them, a senior Russian Orthodox Church clergyman said.

“They are real creatures, humans come into contact with them as they sometimes reveal themselves,” Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, who oversees the Church’s public relations, told RIA Novosti in an interview when asked about Christianity’s attitude to ufology.

When speaking about the meteorite that fell on Russian territory in February, Chaplin said that people should always remember that life is fragile, “even without any meteorites.”

 

“We should always be ready to stand before God’s judgment,” Chaplin said in the interview released on Tuesday.

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The clergyman said that even some scientists suggest that the sun and the entire universe rotate around Earth, “not in a physical sense, but in a logical sense.” According to Chaplin, this theory means that the world is created so that intelligent life inhabits space that is proportionally small compared to the size of the universe.

 

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  • bielecBunch of baloney
    15:52, 09/04/2013
    This guy belongs in Dark Ages. There are no scientific basis for any of his statements quoted here and he does not look to me as an educated man.

    The church must, once again, feel threatened by science, knowledge, realistic awareness, and rational thinking of the masses. Hence, the BS and the fear mongering.
  • Mikhail1228His opinion
    19:12, 09/04/2013
    This is the opinion of just one man. His opinion is not the opinion of the Orthoodox Church. Their has never been in Orthodoxy what took place in the West. Orthodoxy knows and teaches that whatever is true comes from God. The Orthodox Church has never condemned or excommunicated scientists as has the Roman Catholic Church.

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