Saviour Jesus Christ

Patriarch Daniel on the Feast of Annunciation: The Mother of God is a loving and prayerful Protectress of the entire world

March 28, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 28/3/17  The beginning of the incarnation of the Son of God is the beginning of the deification of man, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said during his homily delivered on the Feast of the Annunciation. On 25 March 2017, the Patriarch of Romania attended the Divine Liturgy celebrated at St Gregory […]

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12 Spiritual Quotes from Patriarch Daniel about the Holy Cross

March 21, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – March 2017 The Cross of our Saviour Jesus Christ represents God’s love revealed to humans in a world full of hatred and violence. The Holy Cross is the sign of love that conquers sin and death. Christ’s Cross becomes a principle of new life for every Christian; a principle […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATES THE DIVINE LITURGY AT THE VILLAGE OF THE 10 LEPERS

February 14, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/2/17 On Friday 28th January / 10th February 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos led the Festal Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of St. George, located in the village of the 10 Lepers, north of Neapolis at the Samaria region. This Holy Church is built […]

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Feast of St. Sarkis

February 14, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/2/17 On Saturday, the 11th of February we celebrated the Feast of St. Sarkis the Warrior. St. Sarkis, of Armenian descent, was a centurion under Emperor Constantine the Great (fourth century A.D.), in the Roman Empire. However, when Julian the Apostate came to power in 361 A.D., […]

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The Ascension of the Lord

June 9, 2016 Featured News
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June 2016 When the day of the Jewish Pentecost drew near, the disciples of Christ returned from Galilee to Jerusalem. On the fortieth day after the resurrection of Jesus Christ, they were all together in one house. Jesus Christ appeared to them and spoke with them saying, “Thus it is written that the Christ should […]

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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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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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An urge to be faithful to Christ and His Church – Co-responsibility and Co-operation

December 5, 2015 Featured News

December 2015- Church of Romania In the context of today’s society, marked by secularization, uncertainty and a lack of mobilizing ideals, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, underlines the importance of the mission of the Church, which has to harmonize the word of preaching and catechesis with charity work, by practical helping, active and consolatory […]

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An urge to be faithful to Christ and His Church – Co-responsibility and co-operation

December 1, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania- December 2015 In the context of today’s society, marked by secularization, uncertainty and a lack of mobilizing ideals, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, underlines the importance of the mission of the Church, which has to harmonize the word of preaching and catechesis with charity work, by practical helping, active and consolatory […]

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Life of St Venerable George – The Confessor of Drama

November 19, 2015 Featured News

November 2015 – Church or Romania  Our Venerable Father George was born in 1901 in the city of Argyropolis in the region of Pontus (today’s Gümüșhane, Turkey), the son of two pious Christians, named Savva and Sophia Karslides. He received the name of Athanasios at the Holy Baptism. At a young age he remained an […]

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“Sin brings enmity, while prayer unites” – Patriarch Daniel

November 10, 2015 Featured News

Thousands of faithful gathered Thursday evening, 05 November 2015, at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, and prayed together with His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, for peace and unity in the Church and in the society, for those who passed to the Lord, and for the healing of those in hospitals, after the tragic accident which took […]

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Congratulatory message addressed to HB Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria on his 70th birthday anniversary

October 17, 2015 Featured News

Romanian- Bulgarian Orthodox Churches- October 2015 His Beatitude NEOPHYTE, Patriarch of Bulgaria Your Beatitude, We warmly congratulate you on the occasion of your 70th birthday anniversary and we reassure you of our brotherly love in Christ and great esteem for Your Beatitude pastoral and missionary work undertaken in the service of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. […]

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THE GARMENT OF THE CELESTIAL WEDDING – THE LIGHT OF THE PURE SOUL

September 6, 2015 Featured News

September 2015 The sermon delivered by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, on the 14th Sunday after Pentecost, 06 September 2015, during the solemn Divine Liturgy celebrated on the stage in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Cluj-Napoca, during the European Orthodox Youth Meeting (you can also find below the Russian translation of the text): […]

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METROPOLITAN HILARION: EVERY HUMAN BEING HAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO FOLLOW CHRIST

August 25, 2015 Featured News

On 23 August 2015, 12th Sunday after Pentecost, commemoration day of St Sabbas of Storozhi, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of God in Bolshaya Ordynka Street, […]

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COMMUNIQUÉ OF THEIR BEATITUDES PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA, PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM, AND ARCHBISHOP OF CYPRUS

August 1, 2015 Featured News

July- August 2015 On Tuesday and Wednesday, the 15th and 16th/28th and 29th of July 2015, their Beatitudes, having come from Cyprus, met at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem. His Beatitude Patriarch of Alexandria Mr. Theodoros, His Beatitude Patriarch of Jerusalem Mr. Theophilos, and His Beatitude the Archbishop of Cyprus Mr. Chrysostomos also concelebrated a night […]

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Patience and endurance are signs of wisdom and Sacrificial love

June 29, 2015 Featured News
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June 2015 Message of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, at the International Scientific Congress “Patience and endurance in contemporary times according to Saint Paul the Apostle”, Pavleia XXI, Veria, Greece, 26-29 June 2015: His Eminence PANTELEIMON, Metropolitan of Veria, Naousa and Kampania Your Eminence, We have learned with joy that this year too the […]

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Ethiopian and Eritrean Martyrs commemorated in Portsmouth

May 4, 2015 Featured News
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The British Orthodox Church – 4/5/15 The Portsmouth Divine Liturgy celebrated on Saturday 2nd May included prayers and hymns of commemoration for the new Ethiopian and Eritrean Martyrs of Libya. Announcing the hymn “For all the saints who from their labours rest, who Thee before the world confessed” Father Simon emphasised how these martyrs had […]

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Saviour Jesus Christ makes wonders to bring people to the way of salvation

April 17, 2013 Featured News

His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, emphasised, in the sermon delivered on 14 April 2013 in the chapel of Saint Gregory the Enlightener of the Patriarchal Residence, the significance of the evangelical pericope of the 4th Sunday of the Lent mentioned by Saint Mark the Evangelist, chapter 9, lines 17-32 presenting the […]

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