Romanian Patriarch sends message of compassion and solidarity after Cairo bombing

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - December 2016 His Holiness Tawadros II, Pope and Patriarch of Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt Your Holiness, The news of the tragic terrorist attack on the morning of 11 December 2016 committed at the “Holy Apostles Peter and Paul” church of the Coptic community in Cairo, in which 25 people lost their lives ...

Message of Condolences at the Passing Away of Her Majesty Queen Ana of Romania

Iulian Dumitrascu - Basilica News Agency  - August 2016 To His Majesty, King Mihai I of Romania, Her Royal Highness, Princess Heiress Margareta, The Royal Family of Romania, We learned with sadness about the passing away from this life of Her Majesty Queen Ana of Romania, at the venerable age of 92 years, in Morges hospital (Switzerland). Discreet and distinguished, Her ...

Congratulatory message of the Patriarch of Romania to the Ecumenical Patriarch on name’s day

Bucharest 11/6/16 - Aurelian Iftimiu - Romanian Orthodox Press Center  His Holiness BARTHOLOMEW, Archbishop of Constantinople – New Rome, Ecumenical Patriarch Your Holiness, With brotherly love in Christ, we address to Your Holiness on the occasion of the feast of the Holy Apostle Bartholomaios, your heavenly protector. On this day of celebration, we pray Christ, our Lord, the “High Priest of the good things ...

A MESSAGE OF COMPASSION AND SOLIDARITY WITH THE BELGIAN PEOPLE

Basilica News Agency - 22/3/16 We have learned with sorrow and worry of the terrorist attack that took place in Brussels Tuesday morning, 22 March 2016, in which at least 34 persons have been killed and 136 injured. In these difficult moments for the Belgian people, we pray for the rest of the souls of the deceased, for ...

Irenical letter on the Feast of the Nativity of the Lord – 2015

Bucharest, Nativity of the Lord 2015 "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will among mankind!" (Luke 2:14) God eternally alive becomes a mortal Man in order to give eternal life to mortal men. The Son of God becomes Son of Man so that man might become a son of God by grace (cf. John 1:12). The descent ...

Cooperation between Family, School and Church in the Field of Education

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Romanian Patriarchate - September 2015 At the beginning of the school year, we address the pupils, the parents and the teaching staff our paternal blessings and thoughts of encouragement for a new activity. Since the basis of education is laid within the family, it is essential that parents, grandparents and relatives of the pupils realise the major role ...

A broader communication for a more dynamic mission

The Message of His Beatitude Patriarch DANIEL of Romania at the First International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care, Athens, 07 – 09 May 2015:  Christ is risen! During these days enlightened by the feast of the Resurrection of the Lord, the triumphant troparion “Christ is risen from the dead trampling down death by death” proclaims to everybody, in ...

Irenical letter at the feast of the Resurrection of the Lord

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April 2015 - Church of Romania  "Rejoice in the Lord always! And again I will say, rejoice!" (Philippians 4:4) The Feast of Easter is an icon of light of the eternal joy in the Kingdom of heaven, which originates in the crucified and risen Jesus Christ, Victorious over sin, death and hell. Since the crucified and risen Christ is the source of full and ...

PRIMATE OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH CELEBRATES AT ST. DANIEL MONASTERY IN MOSCOW ON THE COMMEMORATION DAY OF THE HOLY PRINCE

On 17 March 2015, Tuesday of the fourth week of Lent and the commemoration day of the Right-Believing Prince Daniel of Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Vespers and the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts in the Cathedral of the Trinity of the Danilov stavropegic Monastery, Moscow. Among those concelebrating were ...

The Romanian Patriarchate and the Patriarchate of Antioch Promote Dialogue and Cooperation

December 2014 In response to the invitation of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, His Beatitude John X; Patriarch of Antioch and al the East, paid a fraternal visit to the Church of Romania between the 28th of November and the 2na of December 2014. This was the occasion for the Patriarch John and the Antiochian ...

ROC HOLY SYNOD SESSION AT ST. DANIEL MONASTERY IN MOSCOW

July 2014 On July 25, 2014, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has begun its regular session at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in the St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow. Before the session, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and members of the Holy Synod proceeded to the patriarchal Chapel of All Saints Who Shone Forth in ...

FAMILY IN THE CURRENT EUROPEAN CONTEXT – Talk by Patriarch of All Romania

May 2014 - Church of Romania Speech of His Beatitude DANIEL, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, at the opening of the CROCEU (Committee of the Orthodox Churches' Representatives to the European Union) meeting, Bucharest, 16 May 2014: We joyfully welcome all participants in this event and thank you for your interest in the dialogue ...

Authority and Responsibility in the Church of Christ

July 2013 Message addressed by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, to the participants in the Congress with the theme Authority and Ministry according to Saint Paul the Apostle, Veria, Greece, 26-29 June 2013: The Annual International Scientific Congress, which takes place within the events dedicated to Saint Paul, held in Veria with the blessing ...

Ultra-Orthodox man arrested in connection to Latrun Monastery vandalism

DANIEL K. EISENBUD, REUTERS - 1/7/13 22-year-old suspected in last year's 'price tag' attack; PM condemns attack, says perpetrator threatens religious freedom. An ultra-Orthodox man was arrested Sunday for a September price-tag attack on a 19th-century Christian monastery in the West Bank, allegedly carried out in solidarity with other nationalistic Jewish settlers, police said Monday. Graffiti left on ...

Ecclesial responsibility and practical mission in the hope for salvation

17/10/2012 Message of His Beatitude DANIEL, Patriarch of Romania, addressed to the participants in the 24th Pan-Orthodox Consultation of representatives of the Orthodox Churches and of the Holy Metropolitanates on Matters of Heresies and Para-Religions, Thessaloniki, 15 – 17 October 2012: It is with joy that we greet His Eminence ANTHIMOS, Metropolitan of Thessaloniki, the host of ...