Guests of the Russian Orthodox Church.. (1956)

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Director: Gavrilina A.

Operators: Zenyakin A., Mikosha V.

Anouncers: Zadachin A.

Text writers: Belikov V.


Visiting the Soviet Union the Church of England clergy.

Historical background

Historical. In July 1956, the Moscow delegation visited the Church of England theologians.

Reel №1

PNRM. the Kremlin and the Cathedral's dome.


Basil's Cathedral.

Patriarchal Cathedral.

Church of the Resurrection in Sokolniki.

Church of Elijah the Prophet in Cherkizovo.

Peter and Paul Cathedral in Lefortovo.

Transfiguration Cathedral.

Grand Theatre.

The old and new buildings of Moscow State University.

Stadium in Luzhniki.

Agricultural Exhibition Halls.

Soviet area.

Monument to Yuri Dolgoruky.

The meeting and conversation with the theologians of England clergymen of the Russian Orthodox Church.

The guests were welcomed by Metropolitan Nicholas.


The dome of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra.

Laurel - LS., MS.

Believers in the Lavra.

British ministers visiting Laura.

Metropolitan Nicholas blesses the congregation after the service.

Blesses worshipers Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy.

Clerics in festive robes sent to the dedication service at the Cathedral of the Lavra.

Reel №2

The service in the Assumption Cathedral.


After the service, Patriarch Alexy sent to his room.

Believers and foreign guests acquainted with the sights of the monastery.

English theologians examine the Assumption Cathedral.

Visiting guests of the Moscow Theological Academy.

Guests in the archaeological and spiritual offices of the Academy.

Icons and paintings by Russian artists.

Guests departing from the monastery.

Continued discussion of representatives of English and Russian Orthodox churches.

Said Metropolitan Nicholas.