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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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ITO2016 Opening ceremony. Patriarch Daniel: The entire society must support the aspirations for good and beauty of young people

September 4, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 Also Read: Faith in Jesus Christ – Source of Joy Deacon Sorin Mihalache: Happiness is not defined by having, but rather by sharing Liana Stanciu: God is everywhere. You have discovered Him. It is now time to reveal Him to others Thursday evening, 1 September 2016, the […]

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“Good Health for Villages” Campaign is One Year Old: More than 5000 Patients as Beneficiaries

August 31, 2016 Featured News
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Gheorghe Anghel – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 “Good Health for Villages” Campaign celebrates one year since launching. Coordinated by Rev Archimandrite Ciprian Gradinaru, more than 80 doctors and nurses and 100 volunteers visited localities administratively belonging to the Archdiocese of Bucharest in order to help the fellow beings who needed their help. More than […]

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Patriarch of Romania: “Firm faith in Jesus Christ overcomes the hard trials”

August 28, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The Saviour urges us to pray more, not only in hard times, but also to thank God for all our benefits, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said in the sermon delivered in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. The Gospel text read on 21 August 2016, on […]

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The Romanian Patriarchate is solidary with the Italian people, afflicted after the earthquake of August 24, 2016

August 28, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 As a sign of deep compassion with the afflicted by the earthquake which occurred in Perugia (central Italy) that claimed many lives and caused great damages, the Romanian Patriarchate addresses a message of Christian solidarity with the Italian people, on behalf of the clergy and the faithful of […]

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Patriarch of Romania at Samurcasesti Monastery: “Mother of God Is the Living Icon of the Church”

August 23, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The body which gave body to the Son of God through the work of the Holy Spirit could not be decayed, the same as the Body of Christ did not stay in the tomb, but rose the third day after death, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox […]

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Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlachos on the Delegation of the Romanian Patriarchate at the Council of Crete: Well Prepared and Firm on Stand

August 23, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The website cuvantul-ortodox.ro has recently published the translation of a letter signed by His Eminence Hierotheos Vlachos, Metropolitan of Nafpaktos and Agios Vlasios, on the position and performance of the delegation of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the Holy and Great Council of Crete. We render below […]

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Queen Ana Was Buried in the New Royal Necropolis at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of Curtea de Argeş

August 23, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau- Basilica News Agency – August 2016 Queen Ana of Romania was taken on her last way on 13 August 2016. Her Majesty was buried in the new Royal Necropolis from the Archdiocesan Cathedral of Curtea de Argeş. The religious service was celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Nifon, Archbishop of Targoviste, together with His […]

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Homage Paid to Queen Ana of Romania

August 17, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 Also Read: Prayer for Queen Ana Wednesday, 10 August 2016, His Beatitude, Patriarch of Romania paid homage to Queen Ana of Romania. A delegation of the Romanian Orthodox Church was present at Peleş Castle of Sinaia, where the body of the queen was lying in state. After […]

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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate – Patriarch Daniel: This Feast Shows us that Man Is Not Made for Grave but for Eternal Life

August 12, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord is a feast of light, joy, a feast that shows us our ultimate future, namely that man is not made for grave, but for eternal life, not for darkness, but for the never setting light of the Kingdom of […]

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Message of Condolences at the Passing Away of Her Majesty Queen Ana of Romania

August 12, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency  – August 2016 To His Majesty, King Mihai I of Romania, Her Royal Highness, Princess Heiress Margareta, The Royal Family of Romania, We learned with sadness about the passing away from this life of Her Majesty Queen Ana of Romania, at the venerable age of 92 years, in Morges hospital (Switzerland). […]

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