April 25 in the Studio of the radio station "Smolensk SPRING" held a meeting - interview with the head of The Department of the diocese of Smolensk on the relationship of the Church with society and the media, the rector of the Church of the Holy new Martyrs and Confessors of The Russian Church, Archpriest Valery Ryabokon, head of the youth project "Pearl necklace of Holy Russia" and project participants. The host of the radio station asked the guests of the Studio a number of questions concerning their activities, activities, goals and objectives that they face.
There was also a question concerning the participation of secular youth in Church projects. In reply, the guys said that at first they felt a strong emotion, but in the course of work understand that their fears were unfounded. They noted that they had a collapse of false stereotypes existing in modern society regarding the Russian Orthodox Church. The attitude of the project participants towards the study of historical monuments, which are so rich in Smolensk region, has changed. The children stressed the importance of this project for the preservation of the historical memory of our people, educational activities and acquaintance of secular youth with the real life of our Church.