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Patriarch of Romania: The Holy Angels reflect God’s glory and proclaim it to humans

November 13, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – November 2016 All angels are full of light; all heavenly bodiless powers are full of light; but this light comes from God’s glory, the Patriarch of Romania said to the faithful present in the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, on the Synaxis of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel, celebrated […]

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The Hierarchs of the Holy Synod prayed for the victims of the Colectiv club fire

November 5, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica New Agency – November 2016 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, prayed Saturday, 29 October 2016, together with several hierarchs, members of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, for the victims of the Colectiv club fire. The memorial service was officiated by His Grace Varlaam of Ploieşti, Assistant Bishop to […]

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Conclusions of the Holy Synod regarding the proceedings and the decisions of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church (Crete, 16-26 June 2016)

November 3, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 3/11/16 After the discussions carried during the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, chaired Saturday, 29 October 2016, by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, the Synodal Fathers formulated and expressed the following conclusions related to the proceedings and the decisions of the Holy and Great […]

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Archbishop Justinian passed away to the Lord

November 3, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 3/11/16 +MEMORY ETRNAL+ His Eminence Hon Archbishop Justinian, Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar, passed away to the Lord at the age of 95 Saturday, 30 October 2016, after suffering a heart attack. Archbishop Justinian was born on 28 May 1921 in Plopiş Village, Maramureş County, in a family of […]

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New decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church regarding Romanians living in America

October 30, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 30/10/16 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its first autumn session Friday, 28 October 2016, in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence in Bucharest, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. The Holy Synod made the following important decisions for the church life of […]

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15,000 believers present at Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pious Saint Paraskeva of Iași

October 22, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 21/101/16 Thousands of faithful from all across Romania participated Friday, 14 October 2016, in the Divine Liturgy, officiated in Iași on the Feast of Pious Saint Paraskeva the New. Representatives of state and local authorities also took part in the event. Other several thousands of believers stood in a […]

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Patriarchal blessing for the monastic community of Plumbuita

October 16, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – October 2016 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, visited Sunday, 9 October 2016, Plumbuita Monastery in Bucharest. The same day, the outdoor altar of the monastic settlement was blessed. The faithful present at the Divine Liturgy officiated at Plumbuita Monastery by His Grace Timotei of Prahova, Assistant Bishop to […]

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Patriarch John X of Antioch: St Anthimos represents a loving icon, under which gather the faithful of the Churches in Romania, Georgia and Antioch

October 8, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – October 2016 On the feast of Saint Anthimos the Ivirite (Iberian), 27 September 2016, His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch, presided over the Divine Liturgy officiated in an outdoor altar, next to the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, and Metropolitan John […]

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Anniversary of the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church: Prayers for nine years of Patriarchal Ministry

October 4, 2016 Featured News

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – October 2016 His Beatitude Daniel celebrated Friday, 30 September 2016, nine years since his enthronement as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. On this anniversary, after the Divine Liturgy, a Te Deum service was officiated as thanksgiving brought to God for the bounties poured out upon the Romanian Orthodox […]

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Synodal Tomos on the canonization of Venerable Saints Neophyte and Meletios from Stânişoara Monastery and Daniel and Misael from Turnu Monastery

October 1, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – October 2016 Synodal Tomos of Canonization no. 1/2016, approved by the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church through its decision ref. no. 2212/25.02.2016, and made public today, 28 September 2016, in the church of Saint Anthimos – Troianu Monastery, dedicated to the Life-giving Spring: The Holy Synod of […]

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Patriarch of Romania: The Holy Cross is the mystery of the eternal love of the Most Holy Trinity for humankind

September 20, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 The Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross is cherished by the people because it shows not only the spiritual meaning of the Cross, but also what was achieved during time by the help of the wooden cross on which Christ was crucified, the Romanian Patriarch […]

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The Romanian Orthodox Church contributes to the restoration of schools

September 20, 2016 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Considering there are many schools in Romania in urgent need for help in order to be restored and equipped, so as to properly carry out class hours, the Romanian Orthodox Church engages in solving this difficult situation. Thus, at the proposal of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, the […]

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Patriarch of Romania: The Holy Cross is the sign of the never ending love Of God for humans, higher than humans’ understanding of God

September 15, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 The Cross of Jesus Christ, our Saviour, represents the love of God shown to the humans in a world full of hate and violence, Patriarch Daniel said in the sermon delivered Sunday, 11 September 2016, in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude explained the […]

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9 Years since the election of His Beatitude Daniel as Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church

September 15, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Monday, 12 September 2016, His Beatitude Daniel celebrated nine years since his election as Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church. On 12 September 2007, His Beatitude was elected by the Church Electoral College, as Archbishop of Bucharest, Metropolitan of Muntenia and Dobrudgea, and Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox […]

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Patriarch of Romania consecrated the Church of the “Birth of the Mother of God” of Otopeni

September 15, 2016 Featured News

Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Saturday, 10 September 2016, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church consecrated the church of the Birth of the Mother of God of Otopeni. His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest concelebrated together with the Patriarch of Romania. After the consecration service, His […]

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Patriarch Daniel: Giving Birth to Children Is Always a Gift of God

September 14, 2016 Featured News
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Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 The fact that Virgin Mary is born to very pious and prayerful parents, Ioachim and Ana, at a rather old age, shows us that any birth of children is a blessing of God, the Patriarch of Romania said today. Thursday, 8 September 2016, the Orthodox Church celebrates […]

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Thousands of young people and faithful prayed together with Patriarch Daniel at the National Cathedral

September 14, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Sunday, 4 September 2016, thousands of Orthodox young people from all over the world present at #ITO2016, as well as faithful from Bucharest and from the country attended the first Divine Liturgy celebrated by the Patriarch of Romania at the National Cathedral. On the 11th Sunday after […]

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Pious Saints Simeon And Amphilochius Of Pângăraţi

September 8, 2016 Featured News
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Gheorghe Anghel – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Pious Saints Simeon and Amphilochius Of Pângăraţi are celebrated, on 7th September 2016, in the Romanian Orthodox Church. Pious Simeon was born at the beginning of the 15th century in a village close to Piatra Neamţ city, at the time of the pious ruler prince Alexander the […]

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The Patriarch of Romania at the General Assembly of the Romanian Academy

September 7, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Friday, 2 September 2016, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church participated in the General Assembly of the Romanian Academy as honorary member. Besides His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, His Eminence Laurenţiu, Metropolitan of Transylvania, and His Eminence Irineu, Metropolitan of Oltenia were also present. At […]

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The meeting of the orthodox youth from all over the world -conclusions

September 7, 2016 Featured News
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Gheorghe Anghel – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Also Read: Lights Procession in Bucharest The joy of communion and the dynamics of christian mission Evening prayer on the Joy Hill. The Young Participants at #ITO2016 Prayed Together with the Patriarch of Romania Document presented by Rev. dr. Florin Marica, patriarchal counsellor, during the opening session […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch’s historical visit to Croatia

September 6, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – September 2016 A symposium on New Martyrs to be held in Zagreb. – The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Jasenovac. – Consecration of Bishop’s Palace in Pakrac. His All-Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is going to pay a visit to  Zagreb on September 9th, 2016, where he is going to open the Scientific […]

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