Orthodoxy Festival.. (1958)

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Director: Karmazinskiy A.

Script writers: Fartuchnyy V.

Operators: Listvin A., Sofin A., Stradin V., Shtatland V., Schekutev A.

Anouncers: Zadachin A.

Text writers: Fartuchnyy V.


About celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the restored Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Historical background

6-24 May 1958 the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the outstanding event in its history - the fortieth anniversary of the restoration of the patriarchate in Russia.

Temporary description

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the restoration of the Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church. Admission representatives Patriarch Alexy local autocephalous Orthodox Churches. The solemn liturgy in the Cathedral of the Epiphany in Yelokhovo (city Moscow). Visiting foreign priests cathedrals of the Moscow Kremlin, Donskoy Monastery, Trinity-Sergius Lavra, a prayer service in the Trinity Cathedral of the Lavra, the clergy applied to the Cancer Saint Sergius. A solemn meeting in the auditorium of the Theological Academy ( Zagorsk). Speakers: Patriarch Alexy, representatives of foreign Orthodox churches. Tour of the museum and the archaeological office of the Moscow Theological Academy. Kiev. Members of delegations visiting foreign Orthodox churches of St. Andrew Church, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, are present at the Divine Liturgy in the Vladimir Cathedral. City of Leningrad. Nicholas Cathedral, the church of "Easter cake and Easter." Visiting delegation at the Leningrad Theological Academy, the Alexander Nevsky Monastery. Divine Liturgy at the Holy Trinity Cathedral. City of Stalingrad. Visiting clergy Mamaev Kurgan, the church of Our Lady of Kazan, Stalingrad hydroelectric. Moscow. Visit the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition, Moscow metro, Moscow State University, Lenin collective farm near Moscow, Lenin Museum "Lenin Hills." Foreign guests visiting the monuments of wooden architecture: Church of the Ascension and the Kazan Mother of God in Kolomenskoye. Divine Liturgy at the Transfiguration Cathedral, the church of Our Lady "Joy of All Who Sorrow" in the church of St. Nicholas in the Kuznetsk Moscow, conducted by foreign clergy of the Orthodox churches. Patriarch Alexy presents the Order of St. Vladimir and gifts Hierarchs autocephalous Orthodox Churches.

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Bloch's Cathedral - LS.

Moscow church.



The streets of the city.

Church in Kiev, Vyritsa.

Icons of saints.

Portraits of the Metropolitan of Moscow.

Photo: Local Council of the Russian Church in 1917.

Newsreel 1943.:



The enthronement of Patriarch Sergius.

Newsreel 1945.:

Local Council in 1945, elected Patriarch Alexy Metropolitan of Leningrad.

Are the Metropolitan Alexis and Nicholas.

Metropolitan Nicholas read the letter on the election of Patriarch Alexy.

Enthronement of Patriarch Alexy.



Terminal building.

The meeting of representatives of all the local autocephalous Orthodox Churches.

With Patriarch Alexy greet Patriarch Alexander III of Antioch, Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Christopher, delegates Hellas Church, Patriarch Kirill Bulgarian.

Metropolitan Nicholas of greeters.

With Metropolitan Nicholas greet Patriarch Justinian Romanian and Catholicos of All Armenians Vozgen first.

Delegates arrive Church of Constantinople.

Kiev railway station.

Pitirim, Metropolitan of Minsk delegation met the Serbian Church.

Catholicos of the Georgian church comes Melchizedek.

Welcome reception of the Patriarch Alexy.

Present at the reception Romanian Patriarch, Metropolitan Nicholas Krutitskii and Kolomna, Leningrad and Ladoga Eleutherius.

Arrival Catholicos - Patriarch of All Georgia, Melchizedek, Hellas Church delegation headed by Metropolitan of Attica and Megaride Jacob.

Offering souvenirs Patriarch Alexy.

Patriarch Alexy takes Vozgena First Armenian patriarch.

All-night vigil at Epiphany Cathedral.

Memorial on the grave of lithium Patriarch Sergius (synchronously).

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Patriarchal Cathedral.

Arrival of delegates and to the solemn liturgy.

Patriarch Alexis arrives.

Is liturgy.

Frescoes Elokhovskiy Cathedral.


Proclamation Many Years patriarchs and heads of delegation of local churches and the entire consecration of the cathedral.

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Solemn Liturgy Elohovskom Cathedral.

Proclamation Many Years patriarchs and heads of delegation and the entire consecration of the cathedral.

Proclamation of Eternal Memory of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.


Speaks Patriarch Alexy.

Patriarch of Alexandria Christopher serves a reply.

Proclamation Many Years patriarchs and all consecrated cathedral.

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Representatives of foreign clergy visiting the Assumption Cathedral of the Kremlin, visit Mausoleum Lenin and JV Stalin.

Visiting guests MSU.

Vice-Rector of the University, Professor Kalinin talking to them.

Inspection by representatives of the foreign clergy of the Moscow metro.

Funerary temple of lithium in the former Donskoi Monastery in memory of Patriarch Tikhon.



International visitors to the Trinity-Sergius Lavra.

Prayer service at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, where the cancer is located Sergius.

Visiting guests of the Moscow Theological Academy.

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Celebration in the Moscow Theological Academy.

Patriarch Alexy opens the meeting.

The report advocates the Bishop of Smolensk and Dorogobuzhsky Michael (synchronously).

Krutitskii and Kolomna Metropolitan Nicholas delivers a report on "Orthodoxy and Modernity" (synchronous).

The audience listened to the Metropolitan Nikolai.

Guests visiting the archaeological study and exhibition of the Moscow Theological Academy.

Community meal at the Patriarch and the Holy Monastery, Archimandrite.

Clergy at the table in the refectory.

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Representatives of foreign clergy at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a monument to Prince Vladimir.

Prayer service at St.

Andrew's Church the relics Barbara.

Guests in the Vladimir Cathedral.

Examples of Russian church painting.

Kiev-Pechersk Lavra.

High pilgrims in caves, where the relics of the holy saints of the Caves.

Volodymyr's Cathedral.

Foreign guests arrive at the Divine Liturgy.

Trebukhova village.

Guests in the parish church talking with parishioners.

Among those present Bishop Paul Finland.

Representatives of foreign clergy visiting local selhozartel.


Leningrad - temples, cathedrals.

Representatives of foreign clergy in the Church of Spiritual Academy.

Examination of icons.

Foreign guests arrive at the Alexander Nevsky Monastery.

Divine Liturgy at the Holy Trinity Cathedral.



Guests walk through the city, visiting Mamaev Kurgan, inspect graves defenders of Stalingrad.

Temple of Our Lady of Kazan.

Divine Liturgy.

Service is the patriarch John.

Praying congregation.

International visitors to stroll along the Volga River, visit the construction Stalingrad hydroelectric station.

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Moscow - Union Agricultural Exhibition.

Members of the clergy in the pavilions of the exhibition.

Guests in the suburban collective farm.


Examination of collective farms.

Lenin Hills.

International visitors to the house-museum of VI Lenin.


Visit the village of foreign guests.

Inspection of churches and temples.

Among those present, Metropolitan Athenagoras, Patriarch Kirill Bulgarian.


Moscow. - Church of Holy Virgin.

Arrival of the Romanian Patriarch Justinian.

Bulgarian monastery church - His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Bulgaria.

Nicholas-Kuznetsk temple in Moscow.

Arrival at the Divine Liturgy representatives Hellas Church.

The Transfiguration church.

The solemn liturgy.

Visiting guests of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Alexy.

Patriarch Alexy giving presents and church order of St.

Vladimir bishops autocephalous Orthodox Churches.

The delegates of the Church of Constantinople, Alexandria Church, Antiochian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Albanian, Georgian, Polish, Czechoslovak, Finnish, Hellas churches leave their signature in the guest book.

Departure of guests.

Among the mourners - Patriarch Alexy and Metropolitan Nicholas.

Trinity-Sergius Lavra.


Patriarch Alexy passes.