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Solemn Service For Poet Mihai Eminescu In Vienna

June 21, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Romanian Orthodox Press Center – June 2016 Poet Mihai Eminescu was commemorated in Vienna, Wednesday, 15 June 2016. In front of the Romanian Orthodox church of Vienna there is a bust of poet Mihai Eminescu. Yesterday, 15 June 2016, Rev Nicolae Dura and Rev Emanuel Nutu celebrated the solemn remembrance service for our […]

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Irenical letter at the feast of the Resurrection of the Lord

April 6, 2015 Featured News
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April 2015 – Church of Romania  “Rejoice in the Lord always! And again I will say, rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4) The Feast of Easter is an icon of light of the eternal joy in the Kingdom of heaven, which originates in the crucified and risen Jesus Christ, Victorious over sin, death and hell. Since the crucified and risen Christ […]

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New Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

February 10, 2015 Featured News
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On 5 and 6 February 2015, the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held at the Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. We mention some of the decisions taken: -Approval of the new Regulations of the disciplinary canonical authorities and of the instances of judgement […]

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Annual Meeting Of The Romanian Church National Council held

February 6, 2015 Featured News

On 3 February 2015, the annual working session of the Church National Council of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held at the Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. To start with, the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church made a brief presentation of the last year […]

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“Zacchaeus becomes merciful and generous when he sees the unprecedented mercy of God” –

January 31, 2015 Featured News

On 25 January 2015, the Orthodox Church is on the 32nd Sunday after the Pentecost. The Evangelical pericope of Saint Evangelist Luke (19:1-10) presenting the encounter of Jesus Christ, our Lord, with chief tax collector Zacchaeus was read in all the Orthodox churches: “Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by […]

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Compassion With The Mourning Families And Solidarity With The French People

January 17, 2015 News
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January 2015 The Romanian Patriarchate condemns the terrorist attack in Paris, of 7 January 2015, which caused the death of twelve persons and injury of eleven other persons. The Romanian Orthodox Church rejects the use of religion as pretext for extremist, violent, and homicidal political actions, because a murder committed in the name of God […]

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Proclamation Of the Solemn Year Of The Parish And Monastery Mission at the Romanian Patriarchate

January 8, 2015 Featured News

On the first day of the year, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church officially proclaimed the year 2015 as Solemn year of the parish and monastery mission today and as Commemorative year of Saint John Chrysostom and of the great shepherds of souls in the eparchies of the Romanian Patriarchate. After singing […]

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Name Day of Patriarch Daniel Celebrated at the Romanian Patriarchate

December 20, 2014 Featured News

On 17 December 2014, a Te Deum service was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral on the occasion of the name day of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, as thanksgiving to God for the protection and help given to His Beatitude in the service of the Romanian Orthodox Church and of the Romanian people. On […]

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Alexandru Baltaga – Martyr Priest from Bessarabia

December 9, 2014 Featured News
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December 2014 Alexandru Baltagă (born April 14, 1861, Lozova, Lăpuşna County, Bessarabia (when Russian Empire) – d. August 7, 1941, Kazan, USSR) was a Bessarabian Romanian Orthodox priest, a founder of the Bessarabian religious press in the Romanian language, a member of Sfatul Ţării (1917–1918), a Soviet political prisoner, and, according to the Orthodox Church, […]

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The Church of the “Birth of the Mother of God” and of the “Brancovean Saints Martyrs” of Deva Consecrated

November 11, 2014 Featured News

On 8 November 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church consecrated the church dedicated to the “Birth of the Mother of God” and to the “Brancovean Saints Martyrs” of Deva. The group of hierarchs consisted of: His Eminence Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldova and Bucovina, His Eminence Laurentiu, Metropolitan of Transylvania, His Eminence […]

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Remembrance Service for Metropolitan Nicolae

November 8, 2014 News

On 6 November 2014, His Eminence Nicolae was remembered 40 days since his passing away. The commemoration began with the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Timisoara by a group of hierarchs of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Then, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrated the remembrance service. Besides His […]

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A New Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest

November 2, 2014 News

November 2014 On 30 October 2014, Rev Archimandrite Timotei Aioanei was ordained Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, in the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest. The Divine Liturgy and ordination as bishop were celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, together with a group of hierarchs as follows: His Eminence Casian, Archbishop of Lower […]

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Working Session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

November 2, 2014 Featured News

On 28 October 2014, the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. During the meeting, His Grace Varlaam Ploiesteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch delivered a synthesis of the activity the Romanian Patriarchate unfolded in the Solemn Eucharistic Year of the […]

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The Path of the Cross – The Path of the Saints

October 25, 2014 Featured News

25/10/14 Message to the Pilgrims of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, addressed on the occasion of the pilgrimage organized at the feast of Holy Pious Demetrius the New, Protector of Bucharest, 24-27 October 2014. This Message will be included in the brochure edited on the occasion of the The Path of […]

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Holy Confession and Holy Eucharist – Sources of joy and eternal life

October 8, 2014 Featured News

Message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the International Theological Congress “The meanings and the importance of the Holy Sacraments of Confession and of Communion in the contemporary Orthodox theology, spirituality and mission” (Bucharest, Dumitru Stăniloae National Centre for Continuing Education, 5 – 8 October 2014): The […]

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Seven Years of Patriarchy of His Beatitude Daniel Celebrated at the Patriarchate

October 8, 2014 Featured News

On 30 September 2014, His Beatitude Daniel celebrates seven years since his enthronement as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (30 September 2007) The Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Cathedral Today, at anniversary time, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Cathedral. The celebrating group consisted of the following […]

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Metropolitan Nicolae of Banat enters eternal rest

October 2, 2014 Featured News

Church of Romania – 2/10/14 His Eminence Nicolae was born on 21 November 1923, in Caransebes city. From 1934 – 1942 he attended the primary school and high school in Caransebes. He was a student of the Faculty of Theology from 1942 – 1946. In 1943 he was ordained unmarried deacon by Bishop Veniamin Nistor […]

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Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at Caraiman Monastery

September 15, 2014 Featured News

  Church of Romania – September 2014 On Sunday, 14 September 2014, the Orthodox Christians celebrated the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Many places of worship celebrated their dedication day, Caraiman Monastery of Busteni too. Consecration of the big church of Caraiman Monastery On the occasion of this feast, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch […]

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Saint John The Baptist Is A Repentance And Moderate Life Teacher

September 2, 2014 Featured News

On 29 August, the Orthodox Christians celebrate the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, the last great prophet of the Old Testament. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania delivered a sermon in the historical chapel of “Saint Great Martyr George” of the Patriarchal Residence in which he spoke about the life and activity of Saint […]

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New Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

August 21, 2014 Featured News

21/8/14 On 18 August 2014, the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. We mention some of the decisions adopted: – The Holy Synod took notice, with great concern, of the Law no […]

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Commemorative Synodal Decree at the celebration of 300 years from the martyrdom of the Holy Martyrs Brâncoveanu

August 17, 2014 Featured News

August 2014 Commemorative Synodal Decree of the Autocephalous Romanian Orthodox Church, at the celebration of 300 years from the martyrdom of the Holy Martyrs Brâncoveanu The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, To the most-beloved clergy, the venerable monastic order and the right‑believing Christians of the Romanian Patriarchate, Grace, mercy and peace from God, […]

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