Romanian Orthodox

Orthodox Primates with the President of the Albanian Parliament

June 6, 2014 Featured News

June 2014 On 2 June 2014, the Primates of the Orthodox Churches present at Tirana on the occasion of the consecration of the new Archiepiscopal Cathedral of the Resurrection of the Lord met His Excellency Mt Ilir Meta, President of the Albanian Parliament. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, was also present. From 31 May […]

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Protocol of collaboration signed between Romanian Patriarchate, Ministry of National Education and the State Secretariat for Religious Affairs

June 3, 2014 Featured News

June 2014 On 29 May 201, the Romanian Patriarchate, Ministry of National Education and the State Secretariat for Religious Affairs concluded the Protocol on the teaching of Religion – Orthodox cult – in the pre-academic education and organisation of the pre-academic and academic Orthodox theological education. The document was signed by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch […]

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Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

May 24, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 On 22 May 2014, the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church met under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and took the following decisions: – Listing in the Calendar of the Romanian Orthodox Church of Saint Great Martyr Efrem the New, canonised by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, to be celebrated on […]

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ATTITUDE OF THE ROMANIAN CHURCH TOWARDS THE EURO-PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS

May 24, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 Decision of the Holy Synod in the perspective of the Euro-Parliamentary elections of 25 May 2014. Met in working session on 22 May 2014, at the Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church approved especially the pastoral urge concerning the Euro-Parliamentary elections […]

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Blessing of the Museum at Romanian Patriarchal Residence

May 24, 2014 News

May 2014 On 20 May 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church blessed the Museum of the Patriarchal Residence. Hierarchs, members of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church and servant priests of the Patriarchal Cathedral attended the blessing service. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a speech in which he said: […]

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FAMILY IN THE CURRENT EUROPEAN CONTEXT – Talk by Patriarch of All Romania

May 20, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 – Church of Romania Speech of His Beatitude DANIEL, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, at the opening of the CROCEU (Committee of the Orthodox Churches’ Representatives to the European Union) meeting, Bucharest, 16 May 2014: We joyfully welcome all participants in this event and thank you for your interest in the dialogue […]

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Nine Romanian Hierarchs Decorated at Cotroceni

May 2, 2014 Featured News

April – May 2014 On 29 April 2014, nine Romanian Orthodox hierarchs were decorated by the President of Romania, Mr. Traian Basescu. The ceremony took place at Cotroceni Palace, in the presence of the Patriarch of Romania, His Beatitude Daniel. “The event is a symbol of the gratitude I feel for you and for the […]

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Representatives of the Evangelical Church of Germany at the Romanian Patriarchate

May 2, 2014 Featured News

April – May 2014 On 30 April 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received at the Patriarchal Residence the participants in the Consultation for the estimation of the dialogue between the Romanian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church of Germany which is taking place in Bucharest from 29 April – 2 […]

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Collection for the Christians of Syria from the Romanian Orthodox Patriarchate

April 30, 2014 Featured News

30/4/14 The collection for aiding the Christians of Syria and of other areas of Middle East, many of them victims of the persecution and violence, began in all the churches and monasteries of the Romanian Patriarchate. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel expressed in the sermon delivered within the Divine Liturgy the hope that peace and good […]

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The First Volume of the History of the Romanian Orthodox Monasticism Launched at the Romanian Academy

April 9, 2014 Featured News

April 2014 The book entitled “History of the Romanian Orthodox Monasticism from beginning till present” was launched today, 4 April 2014, at the Romanian Academy, in the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. The book is part of the trilogy entitled “ROMANIAN ORTHODOX MONASTICISM. History, contributions and repertoire”. His Eminence […]

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The Patriarch of Romania at 24 years of hierarchal service

March 5, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On Monday, 4 March 2014, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates 24 years since he was ordained hierarch. His Beatitude was ordained Bishop on 4 March 1990, on the Orthodoxy Sunday, in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Timişoara by His Eminence Nestor, Metropolitan of Oltenia, His Eminence Nicolae, Metropolitan of […]

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The Church National Assembly Estimated and Approved the Activity of the Church in 2013 and the Projects for 2014

February 15, 2014 Featured News

14/2/14 On 12 February 2014, the annual working session of the Church National Assembly – the central deliberative body of the Romanian Orthodox Church for the administrative, social, cultural, economical and patrimonial issues – was held at the Patriarchate Palace, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. The members of the Church National Assembly (the hierarchs of the Holy Synod and […]

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Not Any Prayer Is Accepted By God, But Only The Prayer Said In Lowliness

February 10, 2014 Featured News

On 9 February 2014, the Orthodox Church is on the 33rd Sunday after the Pentecost, also named of the Tax Collector and of the Pharisee. The evangelical pericope of Saint Evangelist Luke, 18:10-14, about the Tax collector and the Pharisee was read in all churches. The Orthodox Church began the period of the Triode This Sunday marked the beginning of the Triode for the […]

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155 Years Since the Union of the Principalities Celebrated at the Romanian Patriarchate

January 28, 2014 Featured News

On 24 January 2014, we celebrate 155 years since the Union of the Romanian Principalities, an act implemented at the Metropolitan Hill (Patriarchate Hill), in a building of the Church situated near the then Metropolitan Cathedral (Patriarchal Cathedral at present).  Te Deum Service  On this occasion, the ruler Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Metropolitans Nifon of Wallachia […]

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The gift of baptism is a spiritual gift which prepares us for the heavenly life

January 7, 2014 Featured News

Romanian Orthodox Patriarchate   On 5 January 2014, the Sunday before the Baptism of the Lord, the Gospel presenting the preaching of Saint John the Baptist was read in all churches. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church delivered a sermon in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence dedicated to Saint Gregory the […]

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Proclamation of the Eucharistic Year and of the Brancovean Saints Martyrs

January 5, 2014 Featured News

5/1/14 After the celebration of the Divine Liturgy and of the Te Deum service on 1 January 2014, in the Patriarchal Cathedral, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church officially proclaimed the year 2014 as Solemn Eucharistic Year (of the Holy Confession and Holy Communion) and Commemorative Year of the Brancovean Saints Martyrs […]

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The National Day at the Patriarchate

December 11, 2013 Featured News

December 2013 On the National Day of Romania, 1st of December 2013, at the Patriarchal Cathedral a Te Deum service was celebrated. The service was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, surrounded by a group of priests and deacons in the presence of many believers. On this occasion, the Primate […]

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Material wealth that is not used to enrich us spiritually with merciful love becomes a hindrance to salvation

December 4, 2013 News

In the sermon delivered on 17 November 2013,in the chapel of “St. Gregory the Illuminator” at the Patriarchal Residence, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, explained the significance of the Gospel text of the 16thSunday after Pentecost,from St. Luke the Evangelist, chapter 12, verses 16-21, in which the Parable of the rich […]

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Material wealth that is not used to enrich us spiritually with merciful love becomes a hindrance to salvation

November 22, 2013 News

22/11/13 In the sermon delivered on 17 November 2013,in the chapel of “St. Gregory the Illuminator” at the Patriarchal Residence, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, explained the significance of the Gospel text of the 16thSunday after Pentecost,from St. Luke the Evangelist, chapter 12, verses 16-21, in which the Parable of the […]

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The Holy Synod proclaimed the year 2015 as “Solemn year of the parish and monastery mission today” in the Romanian Patriarchate.

November 10, 2013 Featured News

November 2013 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 during the last week of October 2013. We mention some of the decisions adopted: Approval of the text of the Pastoral letter of […]

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His Beatitude Daniel Celebrates Six Years since His Enthronement as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church

October 1, 2013 Featured News

1/10/13 On Monday, 30 September 2013, His Beatitude Daniel will celebrate six years since his enthronement as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (30 September 2007). At this anniversary time, at 9.30 hours, the Patriarch of Romania will celebrate the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Cathedral, assisted by hierarchs of the Holy Synod of the […]

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