His Resurrection

All nations are called to listen to the good news of Christ’s triumph over death, Patriarch Daniel says at Agape Vespers

April 17, 2017 Featured
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – 17/4/17 The Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church officiated Sunday, 16 April 2017, the Vespers of Love, during which the gospel passage from John 20:19-25 was read in 12 languages. Also present were Their Graces Qais Sadiq, Bishop of Erzurum (Patriarchate of Antioch), Ieronim of Sinaia, Assistant Bishop to […]

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Confessors invested in Bucharest – Patriarch Daniel: ‘Confession is spiritual medicine’

March 6, 2017 News

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – March 2017 Fifteen priests from the Archdiocese of Bucharest received Wednesday the blessing for the ministry of spiritual fathers at the St George Chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, performed March 1 the ordination (cheirothesia) of the new spiritual fathers. In his speech delivered […]

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ENKOMIA IN HONOUR OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2016)

August 30, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – August 2016 On Saturday, the 14th/27th of August 2016, the Enkomia [Praises] ceremony in honour of Theotokos was held at the Church of the Dormition of Theotokos in Gethsemane, wherein stands the Tomb of the Mother of God. A procession headed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and followed by Primates and […]

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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate – Patriarch Daniel: This Feast Shows us that Man Is Not Made for Grave but for Eternal Life

August 12, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord is a feast of light, joy, a feast that shows us our ultimate future, namely that man is not made for grave, but for eternal life, not for darkness, but for the never setting light of the Kingdom of […]

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Patriarch of Romania “Ascension of the Lord into Heaven Means the Ascension of Man in the Light, Holiness and Eternal Love of the Most Holy Trinity”

June 14, 2016 Featured News
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 Romanian Orthodox Basilica Press Center – June 2016 Thursday, 9 June 2016, the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates the Ascension of the Lord. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral. His Grace Macarie, Romanian Orthodox Bishop of Northern Europe concelebrated. The Patriarch of Romania delivered a sermon […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Sends Namesday Greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia- May 2016 To His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All-Russia Your Holiness: CHRIST IS RISEN! I congratulate Your Holiness on your namesday in unity of faith and in united spirit of love, and, glorifying together with you the […]

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MESSAGE BY H.B. THEOPHILOS, PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM, ON THE OCCASION OF EASTER 2016

April 26, 2016 Featured News
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Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 24/04/2016 In the Holy City of Jerusalem, EASTER 2016   THEOPHILOS III By the grace of God Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine of all the congregation of the Church, grace and mercy and peace from the Holy Sepulchre of the Resurrected Christ.   “Hail, O Holy […]

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THE ORDINATION OF BISHOP OF KISUMU AND WEST KENYA ATHANASIOS

January 4, 2016 Featured News

Church of Alexandria – December 2015- January 2016 On Sunday 6th December 2015 His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the ordination of His Grace Athanasios Bishop of Kisumu and West Kenya, at the Holy Patriarchal Church of St Nicholas in Cairo. On the evening before, he officiated at […]

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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral

August 8, 2015 Featured News

On 6 August, the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of the Lord. In Romania, people also call this feat Preobrajenia or Probojenia and it remembers the time of the miraculous transfiguration of the Lord, at Tabor Mount, in front of His disciples Peter, John and James. On this occasion, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated […]

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Resurrection of faith in Tonga Islands

June 19, 2015 Featured News
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Orthodox Missionary Fraternity – June 2015 All Hail! (Matt. 28: 1) It was the first word of the Risen Christ to the Myrrh-bearing women: a joyous message addressed to the troubled and afflicted by sin humanity—a message that is then delivered by the Apostles to the faithful of all time. “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, […]

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The Myrrh Bearing Women Are Models For All The Religious Women

April 30, 2015 Featured News

On 26 April 2015, the Orthodox Church is on the 3rd Sunday after Easter (of the Myrrh Bearing Women). The Evangelical pericope of Saint Evangelist Mark (15:43-47; 16:1-8) was read at the Divine Liturgy in all the Orthodox churches. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a sermon in the historical chapel […]

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