According to patriarch Kirill offers the “global gadgetweb” an “opportunity for global control over the mankind”. “The Antichrist will be head of the world wide web, and the full humanity check”, he said on Rossiya 1. “Every time you use your gadget, whether you like it or not, if you turn it on or not, can someone come to know where you are exactly located, what your interests are and where exactly you are afraid of.”Read also Journalist Jan Balliauw talks about Putin “Clever Devil”
“Can you imagine what power there is concentrated in the hands of those who have knowledge about what is happening in the world? Such control in one place is the harbinger of the coming of the Antichrist.” The “Devil " behaves very clever” when he has such a “cheap” offer, he claimed further.
According to Kirill, is his Church not opposed to technological progress, but against a system “designed to a person's identity checking”. He warns people that they are “not a slave should be of what they have in their hands”. “You must be inside remain free and not to admit to any addiction, not to alcohol, not to drugs, not gadgets.”
Despite the ominous words, try the Russian orthodox Church has more young believers to attract via the internet. In October, the church authorities have advised that they have a board set up that should be occupied with youth and a strong digital presence will have.Critics: “Divine authority for policy Putin”