European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu visits the Romanian Patriarchate

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Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 11/5/17 The European Commissioner Corina Crețu visited Monday, 8 May 2017, the Patriarchal Ensemble in Bucharest where she had a meeting with His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Corina Crețu visited the Palace of the Patriarchate that has been consolidated and restored with EU funds. The Palace of the ...

Bucharest: Commemoration of 167th Birthday Anniversary of National Poet Mihai Eminescu

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 19/1/17 National Poet Mihai Eminescu was commemorated Sunday all over Romania, on his 167th Birthday Anniversary. An assembly of priests concelebrated the Divine Liturgy Jan. 15 at the Chapel of Bellu Cemetery in Bucharest in the remembrance of Poet Eminescu. Next, Fr Costinel Ailioaei from the Archdiocese of Bucharest led the ...

Romanian Academy hosts solemn session to celebrate the Great Union Day

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 4/12/16 The Romanian Academy hosted Monday, 28 November 2016, a solemn session to celebrate the Great Union Day and remember the country’s participation in WWI, Radio Trinitas reports. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, members of the Romanian Academy, high-ranking officials of Romania, diplomats as well as people of culture convened ...

Thousands of believers present at Bistriţa Monastery on the Feast of Pious Saint Gregory the Decapolite

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 27/11/16 Thousands of believers participated Sunday, 20 November 2016, in the Divine Liturgy celebrated at Bistrița Monastery, Vâlcea County, on the Feast of Pious Saint Gregory the Decapolite, Radio Trinitas reports. His Eminence Irineu, Metropolitan of Oltenia, presided over the Divine Liturgy. The following Romanian hierarchs concelebrated: His Eminence Teodosie, Archbishop of ...

Bishop Ieronim of Sinaia blesses the painting of St Nectarios Palliative Care Centre’s Chapel

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 15/11/16 His Grace Ieronim of Sinaia, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, blessed Wednesday, 9 November 2016, the painting of St Nectarios Palliative Care Centre’s Chapel in Bucharest, Radio Trinitas informs. In his homily, His Grace Bishop Ieronim stressed out how important it is to serve our neighbour within the existing care ...