Bust of Romanian Priest Martyred on Pascha unveiled in Albania

Basilica News Agency- Ștefana Totorcea - 15/5/21 A bust of Fr. Haralambie Balamace was unveiled in Korçë, Albania, on Monday, commemorating his martyrdom on Pascha night in 1914. The bronze statue was erected in the local Youth Park. The opening ceremony was attended by the Ambassador of Romania to Albania and representatives of the Aromanians in the ...

The Good to Know Magazine No. 1/2021 Now Available

Basilica News Agency - Sorin Ioniţe - 15/5/21 In this issue: ‘A pandemic of good’, ‘3 questions on how much good is the Church doing’, ‘2020 analysis’, ‘A year of philanthropy in a pandemic, ten years since I have nourished my soul by helping people, ‘For fasting… from Saint John Cassian and from Elder Cleopas Ilie’, ...

Romanian Monasteries Proposed for UNESCO World Heritage List

Basilica News Agency - Ștefana Totorcea - 15/5/21 An event was held on Tuesday dedicated to the cultural-monastic landscape of Vânători-Neamț and the proposal to include the monasteries in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Vânători-Neamț is a commune in Neamț County, Western Moldavia, Romania. The area includes 6 large monasteries, including the famous Neamț Monastery, and 10 dependent ...

Developments in the Church in Caucasus and the Involvement of the Ecumenical Patriarch

St. Andrew the Apostle Cathedral, main seat of the Abkhazian Orthodox Church. Pic - Wiki

Nadia Bazuk – (Editor of Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Affairs) – OCP Articles – OCP News Service – 15/5/21 In early May, Patriarch Bartholomew, in an interview with the Georgian TV channel Formula said that the Patriarchate of Constantinople plays an exceptional role in the world Orthodoxy. According to the Phanar’s head, Constantinople is a “coordinating ...