VASILIEV Joseph V.( Archpriest, spiritual writer)
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Biography VASILIEV Joseph V.
(1821 - 81).
He graduated from the course at the St. Petersburg Theological Academy. His master's thesis on the primacy of the pope "has found great knowledge of the Roman Catholic doctrine, and spiritual authorities to be useful to send the author of one of the centers of Catholicism, to fight for Orthodoxy. Vasiliev was the place the priest Embassy Church in Paris. He did much to familiarize the West with the doctrine and organization of the Russian Orthodox Church. They are attached to the Orthodox Church, some prominent representatives of the Western Churches (Abbot Gette, Overbeck, Bering, etc.). In 1858, Mr.. Vasiliev founded and served 9 years published the magazine "L'union chretienne". The principal members of his were Abbot Gette (later priest Vladimir Gette) and S.P. Sushkov. Most of the articles belonged to in. Particularly noteworthy of his "Letters to the Bishop of Nantes Zhakme" (Russian translation of "Christian Readings", . 1861, . in the "Wanderer", . 1861, . in the Orthodox Review ", . 1861, . as well as a separate publication, . Petersburg., . 1861) and a letter to Guizot (Russian translation of "Christian Readings", . 1862, . t,
. I). When Vasiliev in Paris built an Orthodox church, which he managed to collect more than 200,000 rubles. In 1867, Mr.. in establishing a training committee to the Holy Synod Vasiliev was appointed the first chairman of its. When it drafted the charter of women's religious schools. - See. "Orthodox Observer", 1882, N 1; "Church Bulletin" 1882, N 1, 2 and 9; Guette, "Souvenirs d'un pretre roman devenu orthodoxe" (II, 1889) and objections S.P. Sushkov in "Church Herald", 1890, N 22 and 23.