Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

May 2014 On 22 May 2014, the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church met under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and took the following decisions: - Listing in the Calendar of the Romanian Orthodox Church of Saint Great Martyr Efrem the New, canonised by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, to be celebrated on 5 May; - ...

President of the Greek Parliament on a Visit to the Romanian Patriarchate

On 15 October 2013, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel received Mr. Evanghelos Meimarkis, President of the Greek Parliament, who is paying an official to Romania, accompanied by a Greek Parliamentary delegation. His Excellency Grigorios Vassiloconstandakis, Ambassador of the Greek Republic in Bucharest was also present. The President of the Greek Parliament thanked for reception and underlined the ...

A Manipulation that Does Not Honour BBC Television Station

9/8/13 In regard to the documentary entitled “Although it is the poorest country of the EU, a church is built in Romania every three days”, presented by the BBC on 3 August 2013, and taken over with no critical discrimination whatsoever by some Romanian mass media means, the Romanian Patriarchate explains: The construction of new places of ...

The Romanian Patriarchate Supports the European Civic Initiative Entitled ”One of Us”

24/6/13 The Romanian Patriarchate supports the European civic initiative entitled “One of Us” designed to raise the level of juridical protection of the dignity, right to life and integrity of every human being ever since conception in the European Union. “One of Us” civic initiative asks the European Union to cease the financing of the activities concerning the destruction of the ...

Manifestations at the Romanian Patriarchate on the Occasion of the Feast of the Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen, the Historical Dedication Day of the Patriarchal Cathedral

21/5/13 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church proclaimed the year 2013 as Solemn year of Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen on the occasion of the anniversary of 1700 years since the Edict of religious freedom of Milan (313), and as “Dumitru Stăniloae” Commemorative Year (1903 – 1993) at the anniversary of 110 years since ...

The Romanian Patriarchate Supports the European Civic Initiative Entitled “One of Us”

21/5/13 The Romanian Patriarchate supports the European civic initiative entitled “One of Us” designed to raise the level of juridical protection of the dignity, right to life and integrity of every human being ever since conception in the European Union. “One of Us” civic initiative asks the European Union to cease the financing of the activities concerning ...

300 Romanian pilgrims at the feast of Saint Hierarch Nectarie of Egyna, Healer of Diseases, through Basilica Travel Pilgrimage Agency

10/11/2012 300 Romanian pilgrims at the celebration of Saint Hierarch Nectarie of Egyna, Healer of Diseases, through Basilica Travel Pilgrimage Agency of the Romanian Patriarchate  THE PRESS OFFICE OF THE ROMANIAN PATRIARCHATE informs us: From 7 – 12 November 2012, three hundred Romanian pilgrims will participate in a pilgrimage to Greece organised by Basilica Travel pilgrimage agency of ...

AID FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY SNOW AND SEVERE COLD

5/2/2012 In this time of severe cold weather in most regions of the country, the Romanian Patriarchate urges the clergy and faithful from parishes and monasteries to help, together with the departments of social assistance of the eparchies and with the local authorities, the homeless persons, street children, lonely old people and poor families with many ...

EXPLANATION

26/1/2012 THE PRESS OFFICE OF THE ROMANIAN PATRIARCHATE explains: Because some media channels interpreted the pastoral appeal of the Romanian Patriarchate to prayer, dialogue and cooperation as a partisan political attitude, we remind the fact that the Church wants to be a permanent factor of social peace, not of fighting because only if we are together we ...

Relics of Saint Andrew the Apostle at the chapel of the Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation

29/11/2011 THE PRESS OFFICE OF THE ROMANIAN PATRIARCHATE, informs us: Because the protector of the new Cathedral for the Nation’s Salvation is Saint Andrew the Apostle, on 29 November 2011, 16.00 hours, a particle of the holy relics of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Protector of Romania, kept in the historical Chapel of the Patriarchal Residence, will be ...

The Church Urges to Discernment and Wisdom When Using Internet

29/11/2011 THE PRESS OFFICE OF THE ROMANIAN PATRIARCHATE, informs us: Taking into account the application of the Ministry for Communications and Informational Society addressed to the Romanian Patriarchate to support the extension of the Internet network all over the country, we declare the following: The Romanian Patriarchate appreciates the efforts of the public authorities for facilitating the ...

Press Release: Social Economy of Present Interest

PRESS OFFICE OF THE ROMANIAN PATRIARCHATE informs us From 27 – 28 September 2010, a session of training of those involved in projects of social economy and reintegration of the former prisoners will take place at the Social-Cultural Centre of Saint Hierarch Calinic at Cernica Monastery. The event is organised by the Philanthropy Foundation in ...

APPEAL TO PRAYER AND CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY WITH THOSE AFFECTED BY THE FLOODS IN THE NORTHEAST OF THE COUNTRY

THE PRESS OFFICE OF THE ROMANIAN PATRIARCHATE informs us: These days, when many of our fellow beings in the Northeast of the country are tried hard by the merciless overflowing of the waters, the Romanian Patriarchate urges the clergy and faithful from parishes and monasteries to say prayers for stopping the waters at the Divine Liturgy ...

PASTORAL AND SOCIAL PROGRAMME IN TIME OF CRISIS

strong>THE PRESS OFFICE OF THE ROMANIAN PATRIARCHATE informs us: During the weekly working session of 17 June 2010, held in the Synodal Room of the Patriarchal Residence under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, the Standing Meeting of the Church National Council decided that the Romanian Patriarchate should present a pastoral and social programme in ...