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  Peter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter comes from the Greek word πέτρα (read petra, in Latin used as petro-), meaning rock.
According to the New Testament, Jesus gave the Apostle Peter (whose given name was Simon) the name Rocky (Kephas or Cephas in Aramaic; Petros or "bedros" (Greek).
Saint Peter, according to Roman Catholic tradition, became the first bishop of Rome.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Moscow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Moscow was the fourth capital of Russia--the earlier ones being Novgorod, Kieff, and Vladimir--and was the residence of the Tsars from 1340 until the time of Peter the Great in 1711.
Moscow was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1547; in 1571 it was besieged and taken by Devlet-Ghirei, Khan of the Crimean Tatars, and again in 1591 the Tatars and Mongols under Kara-Ghirei for the last time entered and plundered the city, but did not succeed in taking the Kremlin.
Peter, Metropolitan of Kieff, who was then in union with Rome, in 1316 changed his see from that city to the city of Vladimir upon the Kliazma, now about midway between Moscow and Nizhni-Novgorod, for Vladimir was then the capital of Great Russia.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10591b.htm   (4217 words)

 Hieromartyr Peter, Metropolitan Of Krutitsa 1 of 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Metropolitan Peter, in the world Peter Fyodorovich Polyansky, was born on June 28, 1862 (according to another source, 1863) in the village of Storozhevoy, Korotyansky uyezd, Voronezh province.
However, Metropolitan Sergius was prevented by the OGPU from coming to Moscow, and on December 9/22, 1925, a group of nine bishops led by Archbishop Gregory of Ekaterinburg gathered at the Donskoy monastery.
In defence of Metropolitan Peter it may be said that it is unlikely that he intended to transfer the fullness of his power to Metropolitan Sergius, but only the day-to-day running of the administrative machine.
www.orthodox.net /russiannm/peter-metropolitan-and-hieromartyr-of-krutitsa-01-of-03.html   (2522 words)

 Culture Gallery
Moscow quickly took advantage of Constantinople's weakness and "diversion from the true creed." In 1448, Grand Prince of Moscow Vasily II (the Blind, so called because in 1446 he was blinded by his enemy and cousin Dmitry Shemiaka) called a church council that arbitrarily appointed Bishop Iona [Jonas] to the See of Moscow.
Metropolitan Sylvester Kosiv of Kyiv was opposed to the political alliance with Russia.
Metropolitan Gideon was not destined to hold his post for long, passing away in 1690, but the period marked the beginning of what proved to be the active ruination of the Kyivan Church.
www.artukraine.com /historical/road_losses.htm   (2777 words)

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Repose of Sainted Peter, Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russia, Wonderworker (+1326)
Saint Peter prophetically predicted deliverance from the Tatar Yoke and the future emergence of Moscow as the centre of all Russia.
And at the tomb of the saint, princes kissed the cross as a symbol of fidelity to the Greatprince of Moscow.
www.missionstclare.com /english/people/dec21o.html   (2602 words)

 Icons Home
During a visit to the monastery by the Metropolitan of Kiev and all Rus Maxim, St. Peter presented the Icon to the Luminary.
Metropolitan Maxim took the Icon to the Cathedral City of Vladimir on the Klazma and encased it in gold and precious stones, kept it in his own monastic cell, and prayed before it for his flock
The Feastday commemorating the Holy Theotokos in her "Peter" Icon is set on the day after the apodosis of Holy Dormition, 24 August, the day also commemorated as the translation of the holy relics of St. Peter.
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 A History of the Orthodox Church: The Church of Russia (1448-1800)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
At the Council of Florence, the Greek "metropolitan of Kiev and all Russia," Isidore, was one of the major architects of the Union.
Ivan IV, the Terrible, was crowned emperor, according to the Byzantine ceremonial, by the metropolitan of Moscow, Makary, on January 16, 1547.
Peter's ecclesiastical advisers were Ukrainian prelates, graduates of the Kievan academy, who introduced in Russia a Western system of theological education; the most famous among them was Peter's friend, Feofan Prokopovich, archbishop of Pskov.
www.orthodoxinfo.com /general/history5.aspx   (1396 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Russian Language and Literature
Photius, Metropolitan of Moscow (1410-31) and Gregor Camblak, Metropolitan of Kieff (1416) composed letters and moral sermons; Gennadius, Archbishop of Novgorod (1485-1504), wrote against the sect of the Judaizers, which originated in that city about 1471; the higumeno Josef Sanin of Polotsk assailed the same sect in his tedious work "Prosvietitel" ("the illuminator").
Simeon, hiero-monk of Suzdal, accompanied Isidore, Metropolitan of Moscow, to the Council of Florence, and left an interesting recital of his voyage to Italy, and a short but important account of the council, which is one of the monuments of the Russian polemics against the Latins.
Peter Mogilas, Metropolitan of Kieff, transformed into a superior school of theology the school established by the Confraternity of the Church of the Apparition of the Lord.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13265a.htm   (8674 words)

In this stance Metropolitan Cyril and his adherents differed from the stance of Metropolitan Joseph.* However, although the question of the glorification of Metropolitan Joseph will not be raised at the Sobor, a number of hierarchs, such as, for example, the Hieromartyrs Victor (Ostrovidov) and Seraphim (Zvezdinsky) will be glorified.
From exile Metropolitan Peter repeatedly wrote to Metropolitan Sergius, stating that he did not agree with the course he had taken, declaring that he had exceeded his authority as Deputy Locum tenens, and that he had usurped powers not his own.
In 1934, while Metropolitan Peter was still living, Metropolitan Sergius lawlessly assumed the title of Metropolitan of Moscow, and in 1936 declared himself to be the Locum tenens of the Patriarchal Throne.
www.struggler.org /GlorificationOfTheRoyalFamily.html   (4288 words)

 Peter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
According to the New Testament, Jesus gave the Apostle Peter (whose given name was Simon) the nickname Rock (Kephas or Cephas in Aramaic; Petros in Greek).
Saint Peter, according to most historians, became the first bishop of Rome; Roman Catholics consider him to have been the first Pope and all subsequent Popes to have been his successors, and therefore sometimes refer to the Pope or the Papacy itself as Peter.
Peter Pevensie is one of the main characters in C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/Peter.htm   (302 words)

 Pravda.RU:Japanese Orthodox Church delegation to attend Kremlin divine service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Metropolitan Daniel (Nushiro) of Tokyo and All Japan is to attend a patriarchic divine service in the Kremlin, as well as yet another service near a monument to prince St. Daniel of Moscow, here today.
A Japanese Orthodox Church delegation headed by Metropolitan Daniel arrived in Moscow on September 4, the Moscow patriarchy told RIA Novosti.
Muscovites are celebrating the Moscow Day on September 6; for its own part, the Russian Orthodox Church is marking yet another anniversary of transferring the holy relics of St. Peter, metropolitan of Moscow, to the Kremlin's newly-built cathedral of the Assumption in 1479.
english.pravda.ru /world/2003/09/06/49820_.html   (236 words)

 calendar09-98   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Translation of the relics of St. Peter, Metropolitan of Moscow and Wonderworker (1479).
Repose of Hieroschemamonk Aristocleus of Mt. Athos and Moscow (1918).
Translation of the relics of Sts Theognostus, Cyprian, and Photius, metropolitans of Moscow.
www.ausorthodox.com /09-99.htm   (1339 words)

 The Metropolitan Opera
Peter Gelb has been president of Sony Classical since March 1995 and is responsible for all aspects of the label’s global operations.
Peter Gelb, who at one time worked with Joseph Volpe at the Met, is now stepping into the distinguished footsteps of the latter, while a separate circle is closing for me, having known the Gelb family for more than 30 years.
Peter is a brilliant man and I’m certain that he will lead this great institution to further heights, using his talents, experience, and especially his love for music as means for bringing new audiences to opera.
www.metoperafamily.org /metopera/news/detail.aspx?id=90   (842 words)

 Moscow - History
The Arbat was a suburb of Moscow in the 15.
Formerly occupied by the Metropolitans, it was rebuild for Patriarch Nikon in 1652-6, by Ivan Semenov and Aleksey Korolkov.
Simultaneously, the previous Metropolitans' church of The Deposition of the Robe was replaced in its role by the Church of the 12 Apostles for the new office of Patriarch.
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 Peter - TheBestLinks.com - Beatrix Potter, Christian, Emperor, Film director, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Peter is a popular male name and has been the name of a number of famous people, including:
Peter II of Aragon also called Peter I of Barcelona or Peter I of Catalonia
Blue Peter is a long-running children's TV programme in the UK, named after a flag.
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 Peter Mogila --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Moldavian Orthodox monk, theologian, and metropolitan of Kiev who was the author of the Orthodox Confession of the Catholic and Apostolic Eastern Church.
Peter became the most prominent of the 12 disciples.
Although British actor Peter O'Toole began his career in theater, it was his portrayal of T.E. Lawrence in the motion picture Lawrence of Arabia, released in 1962, that brought him international acclaim.
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 Orthodox Saints for December
All refused to compromise their faith, and Peter and a companion were singled out for especially vicious treatment: Peter's fingers, then hands and feet, were severed, and he died from loss of blood, still firm in his confession.
Peter's election was confirmed by a Council, but he immediately encountered opposition from the Russian princes, who were vying with one another for influence over the leader of the Church.
Peter's meekness and charity towards his enemies won him their respect; but although conciliatory in all that concerned himself personally, he was nonetheless strict as regards the faith and moral uprightness.
www.abbamoses.com /months/december.html   (19788 words)

 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of January 9
Peter entered a monastery in Armenia on the Iris River, founded by his mother and father and headed by Basil, and in 362 became abbot.
Peter helped alleviate the distress of the famine that afflicted Pontus and Cappadocia, was ordained in 370, and was name bishop of Sebastea in 380.
In 1565, Abbot Philip was elected metropolitan of Moscow and primate of the Russian church, an office which he foresaw might lead to martyrdom, because the reigning tsar was Ivan IV, called "the Terrible" or "the Feared." Two years had hardly passed when Ivan perpetrated a massacre of political suspects and innocent persons.
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 December   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Virgin-martyr Juliana of Nicomedia; Martyr Themistokles of Myra in Lycia; Peter, metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia.
The fourteen thousand infants slain by Herod in Bethlehem; George, bishop of Nicomedia; Venerable Markellos of the monastery of the "Unsleeping Ones"; commemoration of all Orthodox Christians who died from hunger, thirst, the sword and freezing.
Virgin-martyr Anysia of Thessalonika; Martyr Philetairos of Nicomedia; Venerable Leon; Venerable-martyr Gideon of Karakallou monastery on Athos; Makarios, Metropolitan of Moscow.
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 The Glorification of Saints
At times the laity determined beforehand the future glorification of ascetics, even while the latter were still alive, and in witness of their determination erected churches dedicated to such ascetics, apparently in the certainty that the blessing of the hierarchy would be forthcoming.
The Councils of 1547 and 1549, convoked under the presidency of Metropolitan Macarius, instituted the celebration of several new saints, and raised the rank of others by adding thirty-nine names to the twenty-two that were already receiving general veneration, bringing the number of the latter to sixty-one.
Prior to this, but also under Peter Moghila, the Patericon of the Caves was compiled, as well as an account of the miracles performed at the Lavra and in its caves during the forty-four years preceding the compilation of the book.
www.fatheralexander.org /booklets/english/glorification_saints.htm   (4879 words)

In 1303, in an assembly of princes, and in the presence of the Metropolitan Maximus, a decree of the Khan Tokhta was read, enjoining the princes to put an end to their dissensions, and to content themselves with their appanages, it being the will of the Grand Khan that the Grand Principality should enjoy peace.
The Grand Prince of Moscow had no consideration for his subjects because no man had any consideration for him, and because his life was always at stake.
The Metropolitans of Moscow were nearly always the faithful allies of the Grand Princes.
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 Bishop Peter (Arihara) of Yokohama Passed Away
On September 6, 1999, after the Divine Liturgy in the Dormition Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin, Hieromonk Peter was elevated to the rank of archimandrite, and on October 9, 1999, took place his hierarchical consecration to Bishop of Yokohama, Vicar of the Diocese of Tokyo.
In March 2000, the Extraordinary Local Council of the Japanese Autonomous Orthodox Church elected Bishop Peter of Yokohama as the President of the Japanese Autonomous Orthodox Church.
On May 6, 2000, Bishop Daniel (Nushiro) of Kyoto was elected as the new Primate by the extraordinary Council of the Japanese Autonomous Church.
www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org /resources/obituaries/obit_peter_arihara_bishop_yokohama.htm   (302 words)

Son of Alexander Nevsky, the prince of Pereslavl-Zalessky Dmitry (1294) and, later, Ivan (1302) were buried in the cathedral.
In 1310, in Spas-Transfiguration Cathedral, gathered Russian bishops for casting aspersions on Peter Metropolitan of Moscow.
The church plates and icons are exhibited in Moscow and Pereslavl-Zalessky museums.
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 Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Metropolitan Philater reposed 19 November 1867, being forewarned of the date two months earlier by his father in a dream.
In his theological writings, Metropolitan Philaret often focused on the life of grace that is opened to believers in Christ.
It is clear that he himself experienced this grace while still in this temporal world, and certain that he now enjoys it in the fullest measure in the company of the saints.
www.roca.org /OA/159-160/159d.htm   (154 words)

 The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
MOSCOW, December 31: Congratulating the personnel of the Russian Armed Forces with the New Year, Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov gave a positive evaluation of the changes that occurred during 2004 in the strengthening of defence capabilities of the Russian state and in the further modernization of their military component.
MOSCOW, December 31: Two decorated artificial New Year's Trees (one of them will be affixed to the ceiling over the festive table), presents from the Earth and numerous communication sessions with relatives and friends will create a festive atmosphere for the ISS crew during the New Year holiday season.
MOSCOW, January 3: Commemorating the anniversary of St Peter Metropolitan of Moscow & All Russia the Wonderworker, Patriarch of Moscow and All-Russia Alexy II conducted a Holy Liturgy at the Assumption Cathedral in the Kremlin.
www.india.mid.ru /nfr2005/nf02.html   (6708 words)

 eurasiareport.com - news and current events
MOSCOW, September 6 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian Orthodox Church is honoring St. Peter, Metropolitan of Moscow, today, September 6.
Peter, who passed away in 1326, was re-interred in the Kremlin's n...
Russia outscores U.S. team in Moscow: Olympic hurdles champion Joanna Hayes was one of four American winners in 15 events yesterday at the Russia...
archive.wn.com /2004/09/06/1400/eurasia   (716 words)

 The Euphrosynos Cafe Discussion :: View topic - The SUnday of Orthodoxy and the Moscow Patriarchate
Thus in 1069 the bishops of the metropolitanate of York, in the north of England, solemnly anathematized both the Pope of Rome and his stooge, William the conqueror, the first papist king of England.
In 1994 the Moscow Patriarchate and other Local Orthodox churches signed the Balamand agreement with the Catholics, in which the Orthodox and the Catholics were declared to be sister-Churches in the full sense, "two lungs" of the same organism (with the Monophysites as a "third lung"?).
The heresy did not disappear but smouldered under a facade of church life in certain circles of the Orthodox urban population, and the Russian church, under the leadership of her hierarchs, raised herself to an unceasing battle with the false teachings.
www.euphrosynoscafe.com /forum/viewtopic.php?p=13390   (3686 words)

 >>> AsiaNews.it <<< Metropolitan of Moscow: the Pope is pushing for shared mission with the Orthodox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Metropolitan of Moscow: the Pope is pushing for shared mission with the Orthodox
Yesterday at the general audience in St. Peter's Square, Benedict XVI greeted the pilgrims in attendance in Russian.
Lastly, the Metropolitan touched on the situation of Catholics in Russia.
www.asianews.it /view.php?l=en&art=3327   (684 words)

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