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Metropolitan Nifon: The Holy and Great Synod is very important for the whole Orthodoxy and beyond

June 18, 2016 Featured News
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Gheorghe Anghel – Romanian Orthodox Press Center – June 2016 Metropolitan Nifon, Archbishop of Targoviste – Patriarchate of Romania, spoke toNikos Papachristou (amen.gr) about the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. N.P.: Your Eminence, how important event is the Holy and Great Synod for the life of the Orthodox Church? Metropolitan Nifon: The Holy […]

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Patriarch of Romania during Agape Vespers: “Divine Peace is the harmony built in the human soul by the Holy Spirit”

May 8, 2016 Featured News

www.basilica.ro- May 2016 The first gift offered by our Saviour Jesus Christ to His disciples after the Resurrection was the peace. On the morning of His Resurrection, He uttered to the myrrh-bearing women: Rejoice! Fear not! Peace and Joy are two divine gifts that ought to be received with gratitude; they ought to be pursued […]

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A MESSAGE OF COMPASSION AND SOLIDARITY WITH THE BELGIAN PEOPLE

March 22, 2016 Featured News

Basilica News Agency – 22/3/16 We have learned with sorrow and worry of the terrorist attack that took place in Brussels Tuesday morning, 22 March 2016, in which at least 34 persons have been killed and 136 injured. In these difficult moments for the Belgian people, we pray for the rest of the souls of the […]

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An urge to be faithful to Christ and His Church – Co-responsibility and Co-operation

December 5, 2015 Featured News

December 2015- Church of Romania In the context of today’s society, marked by secularization, uncertainty and a lack of mobilizing ideals, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, underlines the importance of the mission of the Church, which has to harmonize the word of preaching and catechesis with charity work, by practical helping, active and consolatory […]

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The St John Chrysostom Order awarded to a great philanthropist – Fr Nicolae Tănase

November 25, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania- 25/11/15 Rev. Fr. Nicolae Tănase, parish priest of Valea Plopului (the Valley of the Plopar), Prahova County, was awarded by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, the St John Chrysostom Order, on Tuesday, 24 November 2015. Fr Nicolae also received the rank of oikonomos-stavrophore. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel congratulated Fr Nicolae for […]

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Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich (Nikolai Chebotarev) at Clandeboye

November 23, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 23/11/15 – Harry Blanton Binkow – Historian – Imperial Russia The Clandeboye estate Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland, reveals far more than explained here. The Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich Romanov (1904 – 1987) survived here as well. He lived in Northern Ireland, near Collon, a community of Russian emigres there supported him along with Princess […]

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THE FEAST OF ST JAMES THE BROTHER OF GOD

November 14, 2015 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate On Thursday, the 23rd of October/5th of November 2015, the Patriarchate observed the memory of St James the Brother of God, the first Hierarch of the Church of Jerusalem, at the church dedicated to his name, which internally connects the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood with the Church of the Resurrection. St James the Brother […]

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Venerable Parascheva (Petka)

October 27, 2015 Featured News

Commemorated October 14/27 This glorious saint was of Serbian descent, and was born in the town of Epivat between Selymbria and Constantinople. St. Parasceva’s parents were wealthy, devout Christians. They also had a son, Euthymius, who was tonsured a monk during his parents’ lifetime, and later became the famous Bishop of Madytos. The virgin Parasceva […]

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The blessing of the renovated building of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest

October 11, 2015 Featured News

His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, blessed on Thursday afternoon, 30 September 2015, the building of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology Patriarch Justinian in Bucharest, recently restored, as well as Cafeteria Mensa from within the Social and Cultural Centre Patriarch Justin. In the end, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel granted, as a sign of appreciation, several […]

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Good Deed Made Out of Devoted And Merciful Love Is The Treasure That We Take With Us In Heaven

August 26, 2015 Featured News

August 2015 On 23 August 2015, the Orthodox Church is on the 12th Sunday after Pentecost. The parable of the Divine Liturgy read on this Sunday (Matthew 19:16-26) presents us the meeting of Jesus Christ with a young rich man. His Beatitude delivered a sermon in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Cathedral in which […]

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THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2015)

August 25, 2015 Featured News

On Wednesday the 6th/19th of August 2015, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ in commemoration of the event cited by the Evangelists (Matthew 17, 1-8), namely that the Lord took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up Mount Tabor. There He was […]

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Patience and endurance are signs of wisdom and Sacrificial love

June 29, 2015 Featured News
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June 2015 Message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, at the International Scientific Congress “Patience and endurance in contemporary times according to Saint Paul the Apostle”, Pavleia XXI, Veria, Greece, 26-29 June 2015: His Eminence PANTELEIMON, Metropolitan of Veria, Naousa and Kampania Your Eminence, We have learned with joy that this year too the […]

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Consecration of the Chapel of “C.I. Parhon” National Institute of Endocrinology of Bucharest

June 18, 2015 Featured News

On 11 June 2015, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel consecrated the chapel of “C.I.Parhon” National Institute of Endocrinology of Bucharest. Besides His Beatitude, His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest concelebrated, together with priests and deacons. The chapel is dedicated to Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen and to Saint Hierarch Luke, Archbishop […]

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Divine Liturgy and Te Deum in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Spiridon the New of Bucharest

May 28, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania On Wednesday, 27 May 2015, the Divine Liturgy and Te Deum service were celebrated in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Spiridon the New of Bucharest to mark the beginning of the spring semestral pastoral missionary conference. The Conference benefits of the participation of the clergy of six deaneries of Bucharest and of […]

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The Patriarch of Romania at the Solemn Event Entitled the “Decalogue – Basis of Justice”

May 24, 2015 News

May 2015 The Jewish Communities Federation organised at the Choral Temple of Bucharest the solemn event entitled the “Decalogue – Basis of Justice”. The event was organised both on the occasion of the feast dedicated to the reception of Tora by Moses at Sinai Mount called Shavuot 5775 and on the inauguration of the Choral […]

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The Patriarch Of Romania At The Reception Organised By The Presidential Administration Of The Europe Day

May 14, 2015 Featured News
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On Saturday, 9 May 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania attended the reception organised by the Presidency of Romania at Cotroceni Palace on the occasion of the Europe Day. The day of 9 May has multiple significances for Romania. This year it is 65 years since laying the foundations of the European Union, 70 […]

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A broader communication for a more dynamic mission

May 10, 2015 Featured News

The Message of His Beatitude Patriarch DANIEL of Romania at the First International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care, Athens, 07 – 09 May 2015:  Christ is risen! During these days enlightened by the feast of the Resurrection of the Lord, the triumphant troparion “Christ is risen from the dead trampling down death by death” proclaims to […]

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Patriarchal Blessings For The Social Eparchial Counsellors Of Romania

May 10, 2015 Featured News

On 8 May 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received at the Patriarchal Residence the social eparchial counsellors from all over the country. The Patriarch of Romania blessed them and spoke about the responsibility they must have for their fellow beings in distress: “Any work or social philanthropic programme must have […]

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Conference on ‘Dogmatic Unity and National Specific Features of the Church Painting’ held in Bucharest

May 9, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania – May 2015 On 4 May 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania opened the working session of the national conference entitled “Dogmatic unity and national specific features of the church painting”. The event is held at “Dumitru Staniloae” National Centre of Continuous Formation of Bucharest. The theme of the 3rd edition […]

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Anniversary of 1150 years since the Christianisation of the Bulgarian People Held

May 6, 2015 Featured News

May 2015 Sofia: The celebration of Anniversary of 1150 years since the Christianisation of the Bulgarian people was held on 3/5/15. His Holiness Neophyte – the Patriarch of Bulgaria presided over the celebration along with His Beatitude Daniel – Patriarch of Romania, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kive and All Ukraine and other Orthodox Prelates.  The Message of His Beatitude DANIEL, Patriarch of Romania, […]

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National Symposium on Christian Pedagogy held in Bucharest

May 4, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania – April-May 2015 On 28 April 2015, the session of the national symposium of Christian Pedagogy on the theme “Landmarks of Christian Education in the Theology of Saint John Chrysostom, Updated in the Relationship Church – Family – School in the Contemporary Context” began at the “Dumitru Staniloae” national centre for continuous […]

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