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18542Roads w/most accidents sprinkled w/holy water

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  • Nina Tkachuk Dimas
    Sep 26, 2013
      Roads with most accidents near Belgorod sprikled with holy water
       Interfax-CENTER - In the Belgorod Region, Belgorod Oblast the local diocese sprinkled holy water on roads with most accidents, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the region on Wednesday.
      The action, which took place on the roads, "Belgorod - Shebekino - Volokonovka" turn was initiated by the traffic police.
      Archpriest Alexander from the temple in honor of the icon of the Mother of God in the town of Dubovoye rode through the accident prone roads
      The priest believes that the rules of the road are very close to Christian precepts, and drivers can use a prayer that helps guard against the temptation to break the rules of traffic, according to a press release.
      "The drivers reacted very positively to what is happening. Some crossed themselves, seeing heartfelt concern for their lives in this way, some lowering car windows, asking the priest to sprinkle them, and some just smiled good-naturedly," - said in the statement .