Orthodox Patriarch Appointed Video

Easter Week in Moscow (1943)
Description: Metropolitan Nikolai of Kiev and Galicia performs the service in the Cathedral of the Transfiguration. He reads the epistle of Patriarch Sergei calling on all Orthodox believers to support the Soviet war effort.

From the Soviet Informbiuro (1943)
Description: Protoierei Father Aleksei Vyshegorodskii reads the pamphlet from the Metropolitan of Leningrad in the Church of the Assumption in the village of Stolbushino (Kalinskii District), calling on the population to help the partisans in their fight against fascism. Newsreel Footage.

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