Romanian Orthodox Church

Patriarch of Romania “Ascension of the Lord into Heaven Means the Ascension of Man in the Light, Holiness and Eternal Love of the Most Holy Trinity”

June 14, 2016 Featured News
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 Romanian Orthodox Basilica Press Center – June 2016 Thursday, 9 June 2016, the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates the Ascension of the Lord. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral. His Grace Macarie, Romanian Orthodox Bishop of Northern Europe concelebrated. The Patriarch of Romania delivered a sermon […]

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Solemn Commemoration of the Heroes of the Nation at the Patriarchal Cathedral

June 14, 2016 Featured News
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Romanian Orthodox Basicilia Press Center – June 2016  After the Divine Liturgy celebrated today, 9 June 2016, at the Patriarchal Cathedral, His Grace Macarie, Romanian Orthodox Bishop celebrated a solemn commemoration service for the heroes of the nation, in the presence of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. After the solemn service the Patriarch of Romania explained the […]

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Congratulatory message of the Patriarch of Romania to the Ecumenical Patriarch on name’s day

June 11, 2016 Featured News
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Bucharest 11/6/16 – Aurelian Iftimiu – Romanian Orthodox Press Center  His Holiness BARTHOLOMEW, Archbishop of Constantinople – New Rome, Ecumenical Patriarch Your Holiness, With brotherly love in Christ, we address to Your Holiness on the occasion of the feast of the Holy Apostle Bartholomaios, your heavenly protector. On this day of celebration, we pray Christ, our Lord, the […]

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Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church (6-7 June 2016)

June 8, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church met in working session, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, from 6 to 7 June 2016, at the Synodal Hall in the Patriarchal Residence. We mention some of the decisions taken by the hierarchs of the Holy Synod: Canonization of Metropolitan Jacob Putneanul […]

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Patriarch of Romania about the Holy and Great Council: “We have to express unity, but also co-responsibility”

June 8, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Romanian Orthodox Basilica News Agency – June 2016 In the opening of the works of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, referred to the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church that will convene in Crete this June. His Beatitude urged all faithful, clergy, […]

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Christian Family is a Blessing of the Love of God for Humanity

June 4, 2016 Featured News
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www.basilica.ro – Aurelian Iftimiu – June 2016 On the International Children’s Day (June 1, 2016) and the Sunday of Parents and Children (June 5, 2016), the Patriarch of Romania addresses a message in which he points out the need to cultivate a harmonious relationship between parents and children: Christ is risen! The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox […]

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The Patriarch of Romania offers up prayers for children and young people everywhere

June 2, 2016 Featured News
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www.basilica.ro- Aurelian Iftimiu – June 2016 On the International Children’s Day, 1 June 2016, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, sends up prayers for the children and young people everywhere, but especially for those in Romania. We quote the personal prayer of the Romanian Patriarch on this occasion: O, Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Heavenly Father, […]

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Establishment of the Association of Orthodox Jurists

June 1, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – www.basilica.ro – May- June 2016 The founding meeting of the Association of Orthodox Jurists was held Thursday, 26 May 2016, in the Conventus Hall of the Palace of the Romanian Patriarchate. During the meeting, the bylaws of the Association was drafted and the president was elected. At the end of the event, the members of […]

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Conference on “Dogmatic Unity and National Specificity in Church Painting”

May 26, 2016 Featured News

Romanian Patriarchate – May 2016 On 12 May 2016, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania opened the National Conference entitled „Dogmatic unity and national specificity in church painting”. The event was held at the Patriarchal Palace. The theme of the 4th such encounter is Continuity and novelty in religious art, with lectures delivered by architects, historians of art, painters, restorers, […]

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STAMPS SHOW HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTIANITY IN MOLDOVA: STAMPS OF EASTERN EUROPE

May 14, 2016 Featured News

Linn’s Stamp News – May 2016 Historically, it would be hard to overstate the national and cultural influence of the Orthodox Church in Moldova. Today, upwards of 95 percent of the population of roughly 3 million are Orthodox Christians. In a sense, to be Moldovan is to be Orthodox. Trying to define Moldova can be a […]

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Patriarch of Romania: “Christ’s Resurrection is the sign of the victory of His humble love upon sin”

May 2, 2016 Featured News
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www.basilica.ro –  May 2016 Patriarch of Romania: “The Holy Fire is the peaceful and joyful gift granted by Jesus Christ to the clergy and the faithful as a proof of His love” The Resurrection of Christ is the sign of the victory of His humble love upon sin, upon the egoistic way of existence. Christ’s […]

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Patriarch of Romania: “Pilgrimage is a prediction and witness of Christ’s victory upon death”

April 28, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – www.basilica.ro- April 2016 On the Saturday of St Lazarus, 23 April 2016, the traditional Palm Sunday Procession (pilgrimage) took place in Bucharest. In this event participated over 900 priests and thousands of faithful. The procession started from Radu Voda Monastery and concluded at the Patriarchal Cathedral, where His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, […]

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Only 37.9% of the places of worship built in Romania after 1989 belong to the Romanian Orthodox Church

April 13, 2016 Featured News
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www.patriarhia.ro – April 2016 The Romanian State Secretariat for Religious Affairs has recently published a centralized analysis regarding the number of places of worship in Romania, as at 31 December 2015. These statistics offer the possibility of a quantitative comparison between religious denominations and have the advantage of clarifying an aspect that has been more and […]

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The Patriarch of Romania: “The icon shows the truth and the beauty of Orthodoxy”

March 26, 2016 Featured News

www.basilica.ro – March 2016 “Orthodoxy means witnessing God’s love, who became Human so that He could deify us, humans”, are the words of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, adressed to the faithful on the Sunday of Orthodoxy.   Patriarch Daniel officiated the Divine Liturgy, on the first Sunday of Lent, also called […]

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FOUR NEW SAINTS GLORIFIED BY ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

February 28, 2016 Featured News
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www.pravoslavie.ru – 27/2/16 Meeting on Thursday February 25, 2016, the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church decided to canonize the Venerable Daniil and Misail of Turnu Monastery, to be commemorated on October 5, and the Venerable Neofit and Meletie of Stânişoara Monastery, to be commemorated on September 3. Through the centuries many Christian hermits have […]

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The Mother of God is the lively icon of the Church

January 4, 2016 Featured News

January 2015 On the second day of Christmas, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Synaxis of the Most Holy Mother of God. On this day, the Romanian Orthodox Church also remembers St Pious Nicodemus the Sanctified of Tismana Monastery. In his sermon delivered in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence in Bucharest, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch […]

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The Feast of the Nativity of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate

December 31, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania – December 2015 The Orthodox Church celebrates each year on December 25th the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, commonly known as Christmas. On this great feast day, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, presided the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. Together with […]

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Patriarchal Blessing for the patients of “St Nektarios” Palliative Care Centre

December 31, 2015 Featured News

December 2015 The Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church visited on Wednesday, 23 December 2015, St Nektarios Palliative Care Centre in Bucharest. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel met 28 patients of the Care Centre. His Beatitude discussed with them, addressed to them encouraging words and offered them different gifts. At the end of the visit, the […]

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Irenical letter on the Feast of the Nativity of the Lord – 2015

December 25, 2015 Featured News

Bucharest, Nativity of the Lord 2015 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will among mankind!” (Luke 2:14) God eternally alive becomes a mortal Man in order to give eternal life to mortal men. The Son of God becomes Son of Man so that man might become a son of God by […]

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A Christmas Joy for the children of the St. Macrina Social Center in Bucharest

December 25, 2015 News

His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, visited on Tuesday, 22 December 2015, the children of the St Macrina Social Center in Bucharest. The children carolled and then offered His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel an icon representing Our Saviour Jesus Christ and a painting created by the little ones of the 1st grade. At […]

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The Romanian Patriarch celebrated his name day by prayer

December 25, 2015 Featured News

His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrated his name day, on Thursday, 17 December 2015, on the feast day of St Daniel the Prophet. Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral On this occasion, the Patriarch of Romania has officiated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, together with an assembly of hierarchs, assisted by […]

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