Romanian Orthodox Church

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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The Peace of God Conveyed to People – Pastoral Letter – Christmas 2015

December 21, 2015 Featured News

21/12/15 – Church of Romania  † DANIEL By the grace of God Archbishop of Bucharest, Metropolitan of Muntenia and Dobrudgea, Locum tenens of the Throne of Caesarea of Cappadocia and Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. To the venerable monastic order, The reverend clergy, The beloved faithful, Grace, mercy and peace from Christ our Lord, And […]

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Carols Concert at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest

December 21, 2015 Featured News

Tuesday night, 15 December 2015, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church attended the traditional carols concert performed by the students of Patriarch Justinian Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Bucharest. His Grace Varlaam Ploieşteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, has also attended the concert together with the members of the teaching staff, distinguished guests and […]

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Patriarch Daniel has received an Honorary Doctorate from Titu Maiorescu University

December 14, 2015 Featured News

14/12/15 Titu Maiorescu University in Bucharest awarded on Thursday, 10 December 2015, the honorary doctorate degree to His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, for the exceptional contribution to the development of the Church and assuming her role and importance in the life of today’s society. The festive event took place in the […]

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Cultural Artistic Show of “Saint Nicholas in the Middle of the Children” – 2015

December 10, 2015 Featured News

Saturday, 5 December 2015, at 17.00 hours, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, attended the 7th edition of the cultural artistic show entitled “Saint Nicholas in the Middle of Children”, held at Michael the Brave National College of Bucharest. The show was held in two sections including three mini-concerts and three mini-plays […]

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Te Deum at the Romanian Patriarchate on the National Day of Romania

December 5, 2015 Featured News

Alos Read – National Day of Romania Celebrated at the Romanian Academy Tuesday, 1 December 2015, the National Day of Romania, 12.00 hours, the Te Deum service was celebrated in the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest, according to the church tradition and decision of the Holy Synod. The religious service was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, […]

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The 25th Sunday after Pentecost at the Romanian Patriarchate

November 21, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania On 15 November 2015, the Orthodox Church is on the 25th Sunday after Pentecost. On this day, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, together with His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, assisted by a […]

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The United States Ambassador to Romania in presentation visit at the Romanian Patriarchate

November 21, 2015 Featured News

November 2015 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, received the presentation visit of His Excellency Hans Klemm, United States Ambassador to Romania, at the Patriarchal Residence in Bucharest, on Wednesday, 18 November 2015. The US Ambassador underlined the fact that it is for the first time in his entire career when he carries out his […]

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The Patriarch of Romania prayed for the victims of the fire in Bucharest

November 19, 2015 Featured News

The Patriarch of Romania prayed on Friday, 13 November 2015, for those departed to the Lord due to the fire at Collective Club in Bucharest. The prayers have been offered within the Divine Liturgy officiated in the Parekklesion (Chapel) of the Romanian People’s Salvation Cathedral. The remembrance of the victims of the fire which took […]

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