The Patriarchal Commission for the Family, Maternity and Childhood Protection criticized the curriculum for literature. Its member Archpriest Artemy Vladimirov said that in the works of “On Love” by Anton Chekhov, “Lilac Bush” Alexander Kuprin and “Caucasus” Ivan Bunin, “sung free love.” It is reported by the press service of the Commission.
According to the priest, in one case the deceived husband kills himself, in another – breaks the family, in the third – adultery ends in nothing. “These vivid artistic images – a time bomb for our children. Our committee should consult with the proposals in the Department of Education, “- he said.
State Duma deputy Dmitry Gudkov, reacted to this news. More information about this can be read here.