Bully pulpit: Trump signs order allowing political speech in church, lawsuit threatened

President Donald Trump shakes hands with a nun of the Little Sisters of The Poor during a National Day of Prayer event at the Rose Garden of the White House / APTN

RT.Com - May 2017 President Donald Trump signed an executive order on the National Day of Prayer, seeking to circumvent a decades-old law prohibiting political speech in places of worship and build on contraception coverage exemptions. Civil rights groups promised to sue. The executive order will “prevent the Johnson Amendment from interfering with your First Amendment rights” ...

Patriarch of Romania attends reception by Presidential Administration, on National Day of Romania

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 8/12/6 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, attended Thursday, 1 December 2016, the reception organised at Cotroceni Palace by the Presidency of Romania, on the National Day of Romania. The Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis delivered a speech stressing that the Great Union Day represents an urge for unity, solidarity and ...

Te Deum at the Romanian Patriarchate on the National Day of Romania

Alos Read - National Day of Romania Celebrated at the Romanian Academy Tuesday, 1 December 2015, the National Day of Romania, 12.00 hours, the Te Deum service was celebrated in the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest, according to the church tradition and decision of the Holy Synod. The religious service was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of ...

Celebration of the Greek National Day in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 23/3/15 On the occasion of the Greek National Day, the Liberation Day from Turkish yoke, and in remembrance of Greek liberation uprisings in1821, His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica, Vicar  Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch, officiated Hierarchal Liturgy in the chapel of Saint Symeon the Myrrh-Gusher at the Serbian Patriarchate yesterday on ...

Te Deum at the Romanian Patriarchate on the National Day of Romania

On 1 December 2014, the national day of Romania, at 12.00 hours, the Te Deum service was celebrated in the Patriarchal Cathedral according to the church tradition and to the decision of the Holy Synod. The religious service was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, assisted by a group of priests and deacons, ...

The National Day at the Patriarchate

December 2013 On the National Day of Romania, 1st of December 2013, at the Patriarchal Cathedral a Te Deum service was celebrated. The service was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, surrounded by a group of priests and deacons in the presence of many believers. On this occasion, the Primate of ...

National Day at the Romanian Patriarchate

On 1 December 2012, a Te Deum service was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral on the occasion of the National Day of Romania. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrated the religious service assisted by priests and deacons, in the presence of many faithful. On this occasion, the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox ...

The Patriarch of Romania at the Reception on the National Day at Cotroceni Palace

1/12/2011 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel participated in the reception organised by the President of Romania at Cotroceni Palace, on the occasion of the National Day, 1 December, as Trinitas TV informs us. On this occasion, Mr. Traian Basescu read a message evoking the historical moment of 1 December 1918. On this occasion too, an award ceremony ...

The National Day at the Patriarchal Cathedral

Romanian Orthodox Church 1/12/2010 The National Day of Romania was marked today at the Patriarchal Cathedral first of all during the Divine Liturgy when the authors of the Union of 1 December 1918 were remembered, among whom an outstanding place is held by Miron Cristea, the first Patriarch of Romania, whose grave is in the Patriarchal ...