Thursday, May 11, 2017

ORTHODOXY IS NON-NEGOTIABLE FOR MOLDOVA—PRESIDENT DODON

May 11, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 11/5/17 President Igor Dodon of Moldova says there are four things that are absolutely non-negotiable for his country. “I always tell all our partners that there are three or four things which I can never allow to be up for negotiation,” including the nation’s Orthodox faith, Dodon stated, reports Interfax-Religion. Continuing, Dodon said […]

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NUMBER OF ORTHODOX INCREASE, CATHOLICS DECREASE IN CENTRAL, EASTERN EUROPE

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Pravoslavie.ru – 11/5/17 The majority of residents of Central and Eastern Europe are Orthodox Christians, their numbers increasing while those of Catholics have been decreasing, according to new findings of the Pew Research Center. Overall, about 57% consider themselves Orthodox, including residents of ten countries with an Orthodox majority, including Russia, Ukraine, Greece, Belarus, Bulgaria, […]

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Romanian Academy holds Solemn Session: Patriarch Daniel speaks about the Church’s involvement in achieving national independence

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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 11/5/17 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, participated Tuesday in the solemn session held at the Romanian Academy entitled 140 years since Romania proclaimed its independence. Royalty in Romania. Academician Victor Spinei opened the session that took place at the Aula of the Romanian Academy. The […]

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European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu visits the Romanian Patriarchate

May 11, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 11/5/17 The European Commissioner Corina Crețu visited Monday, 8 May 2017, the Patriarchal Ensemble in Bucharest where she had a meeting with His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Corina Crețu visited the Palace of the Patriarchate that has been consolidated and restored with EU funds. The […]

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Re-consecration of the Annunciation – Bellu Church – Patriarch Daniel: The Church is the space of our healing

May 11, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 11/5/17 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, assisted Sunday at the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Grace Bishop Timotei of Prahova at the Annunciation-Bellu Church in Bucharest. Before the Divine Liturgy, Bishop Timotei performed the office of re-consecration of the church, following the recent restoration and […]

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MET. HILARION SUPPORTS PROPOSAL TO RESTRICT SHOPPING ON SUNDAYS

May 11, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – May 2017 The head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) stated on Russia-24’s television program “The Church and the World” that he supports the Federation Council’s initiative to restrict shopping on Sundays, reports RIA-Novosti. Earlier it became known that the Federation Council, the upper house of the […]

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