Romanian Patriarchate

RELICS OF ST. SERAPHIM GIVEN TO RUSSIAN CHURCH IN BUCHAREST

November 7, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 7/11/17 The reliquary with a particle of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov brought to Romania last week by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill was transferred to the Russian Orthodox community at St. Nicholas-Tabacu Church in Bucharest on Thursday. Fr. Eugene Rogoti received the relics on behalf of the community at the patriarchal residence […]

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Patriarch Kirill & Patriarch Daniel discuss Ukraine, Uniates, Christian Persecution

October 31, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 31/10/17 Talks between Primates of Russian and Romanian Orthodox Churches October 26, 2017 – His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania held talks at the Patriarchal Palace in Bucharest. Before the talks began, Patriarch Daniel showed Patriarch Kirill the interior of the […]

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RELICS OF ST. SERAPHIM OF SAROV ARRIVE IN ROMANIA

October 28, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 28/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania headed the transferal of the reliquary containing a portion of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov to the spiritual center of the Romanian Patriarchate yesterday, reports patriarchia.ru. After meeting at the Bucharest airport, the primates arrived at […]

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Orthodox Patriarch of Romania welcomes Patriarch of Moscow

October 27, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – 27/10/17 Four Primates of Autocephalous Orthodox Churches concelebrate the Divine Liturgy on the feast of St Demetrius the New His Beatitude Orthodox Archbishop of Bucharest, Romanian Patriarch Daniel has welcomed His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril at the Bucharest’s Airport. Patriarch Kirill addresses Romanian people: ‘Your piety is a […]

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Romanian Patriarchate urges protection of children’s life and health

August 9, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – August 2017 The discovery of the vaccine as a method of prevention and medical treatment was a very important step made by modern medicine. Thus, very serious illnesses have been eradicated, millions of lives have been saved and the people’s quality of life has improved significantly. Vaccines are of […]

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Romanian Orthodox Holy Synod makes decisions regarding Church life and society, canonizes Venerable Paphnutius the Iconographer

July 18, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – July 2017 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its working session on July 4-5, 2017, at the Synodal Hall of the patriarchal residence. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, chaired the meetings. The following decisions were taken by the members of the Holy Synod: • The […]

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THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES AND CHILDREN RECEIVE AID FROM RUSSIAN AND ROMANIAN CHURCHES IN PAST YEAR

June 6, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 6/6/17 In celebration of today’s holiday of the Day of Protection of Children, the Russian and Romanian Orthodox Churches have reported on help rendered by their humanitarian centers over the past year. The Russian Orthodox Church has opened 55 new humanitarian aid centers since June 1, 2016, reports the Department for Charity and […]

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Canonization Ceremony of the Putna Saints – Let us entreat the Putna Saints to illumine our soul so that we be able to walk on the path to salvation, Patriarch says

May 17, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency  – 17/5/17 Sunday, 14 May 2017, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrated at Putna Monastery the official ceremony of canonization of the four Putna Saints: Metropolitan Jacob of Putna, and the Venerable Fathers Silas, Paisios and Nathan. The ceremony was held after the Divine Liturgy celebrated by the Patriarch of Romania in […]

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Patriarch Daniel about Orthodox confessors during communism: ‘The light of their sacrificial faith has overcome the darkness of the atheist regime’

May 15, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 15/5/17  Message by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, at the Hope in Faith Conference, organised by Ploiești Penitentiary in collaboration with the Romanian Patriarchate at the Holy Cross social, pastoral Centre in Caraiman, Bușteni, Prahova County, Wednesday, 10 May 2017: The Hope in faith Conference, organised […]

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European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu visits the Romanian Patriarchate

May 11, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 11/5/17 The European Commissioner Corina Crețu visited Monday, 8 May 2017, the Patriarchal Ensemble in Bucharest where she had a meeting with His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Corina Crețu visited the Palace of the Patriarchate that has been consolidated and restored with EU funds. The […]

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THE PRIME MINISTER OF ROMANIA VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

May 7, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – May 2017 On Thursday afternoon, 21st April/4th May 2017, the Prime Minister of Romania Mr. Sorin Grindeanu visited the Church of the Resurrection, escorted by the Minister of Defence, the Minister of Finance, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Romania, under the former Ambassador of Romania in […]

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The Romanian Orthodox Church has spent €100 million on charity over last 5 years

April 7, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 7/4/17 Over 710 social institutions carry out their activities in the dioceses of the Romanian Patriarchate and over 610 social programmes are currently undertaken by the Romanian Orthodox Church. The Romanian Patriarchate has invested over 100 million Euros in charitable work in the last five years. According to a […]

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His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, pays visit to the Romanian Patriarchate

April 2, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 2/4/17 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, received Thursday, 30 March 2017, at the Palace of the Patriarchate, His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, who is currently paying a visit to Romania. His Beatitude expressed his joy over Prince Charles having included the Romanian Patriarchate […]

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March for Life 2017: Help the Mother and the Child! They Depend on You!

March 28, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 28/3/17 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church, during its working session of 9 February 2017, blessed the initiative of the Students for life Association to organise the seventh national edition of the March for Life. The event will take place on the Feast of the Annunciation, 25 […]

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Position of the Romanian Orthodox Church regarding the “civil partnership”

March 2, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – March 2017 The Romanian Patriarchate observes with much concern the proceedings related to the potential formalisation of the so-called “civil partnership”, namely the draft law that is currently on the agenda of the Chamber of Deputies. We consider that to institutionalise an alternative type of family is contrary to […]

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Holy Synod the Romanian Orthodox Church takes decisions regarding Church life and the society

February 11, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 11/2/17 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its working session Thursday, 9 February 2017, in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel chaired the meeting. The Holy Synod took the following decisions: The Holy Synod decided to give blessing for and to […]

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Call to prayer, dialogue and social co-responsibility

February 6, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 6/2/17 These days, Romanian society is going through turmoil because of a conflict between major institutions of the State and, as such, because of a polarisation of the population. Although neutral politically, the Church is not socially indifferent; she understands the directions and major desires of the people: social justice, […]

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ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH CALLS FOR PRAYER, DIALOGUE AMIDST MASSIVE GOVERNMENT PROTESTS

February 3, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 3/2/17 Over the past three days, Romania has seen its biggest protest in twenty-five years, with 300,000 crowding the streets all over the nation in Bucharest, Cluj, Timisoara, Sibiu, Iasi, Constanta, and other cities. The protests, sometimes violent, began when the Romanian government adopted new legislation that makes some corruption offenses more difficult to […]

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Communique: Any clarification regarding faith must be made in ecclesial communion, not in disunion

December 23, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 22/12/2016 Please find below the position of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church about recent evolutions in Romania regarding reception of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church (Crete, 2016): Decisions of the Holy Synod regarding Church life During the working session of the Holy […]

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Ambassador of Russian Federation pays presentation visit at the Romanian Patriarchate

November 27, 2016 News
Ambasadorul Federatiei Ruse Valery Kuzmin în vizită de prezentare la Patriarhul Daniel

Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 27/11/16 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel received Wednesday, 23 November 2016, the visit of His Excellency Valery Kuzmin, Ambassador of Russian Federation to Romania, at the Patriarchal Residence in Bucharest. Ambassador Kuzmin thanked for the reception and presented briefly the church situation in Russia, stressing out the good ties between […]

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Catholicos Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia: Saint Anthimos of Iberia demonstrated that ministry to God prevails over all

October 8, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency- October 2016 His Beatitude Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, conveyed a message on the occasion of the manifestations organised by the Romanian Patriarchate on the 300th anniversary of the martyrdom of St Anthimos the Ivirite, Metropolitan of Wallachia. The message was read out by His Eminence John, Metropolitan of […]

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