Bulgaria 2013 Bachkovo Monastery 10 Leva Silver Coin

On November 18, 2013, the Bulgarian National Bank issued the latest coin from the Bulgarian Church and Monasteries series featuring the Bachkovo Monastery. Founded in 1083 by Prince Gregory Pakourianos, it is one of the largest and oldest Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Europe. The obverse design of the coin features a replica of the miraculous Virgin ...

The book entitled Saint Prince Neagoe Basarab – Founder of Churches and Romanian Culture was launched at the Patriarchate Palace

28/9/2012 The book entitled Saint Prince Neagoe Basarab – Founder of Churches and Romanian Culture, published with the blessing of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the “Cuvântul vieţii” publishing house of the Metropolitanate of Muntenia and Dobrudgea, was launched within the synaxis of the abbots and abbesses of the monastic settlements ...

AT DINNER WITH THE HOMELESS IN ATHENS, GREECE

By Diana Farr Louis Huffington Post 27 / 01 / 2012 Like the other dilapidated houses on the block next to the train tracks, the Klimaka shelter for the homeless is covered with bold graffiti. They practically blot out its tomato-red façade and certainly distract attention from the name on its open door. I must have passed it ...

The Foot Bridge At Snagov Monastery Consecrated And Inaugurated

Romanian Church On 20 November 2010, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, consecrated the footbridge at Snagov Monastery. Many faithful attended the religious service, among whom the Governor of the National Bank, Mugur Isarescu, and Minister of Tourism, Elena Udrea, informs Trinitas Radio station. In the speech delivered after the consecration, His Beatitude ...