Editorial Event at the Patriarchate’s Palace

Romanian Orthodox Church

The Romanian Patriarchate, together with the National Foundation for Romanians Everywhere and the Center for the Study of Romanians Everywhere of the Metropolitan Library in Bucharest, with the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, invites you on March 18, 2009, at 1 p.m., at the Patriarchate’s Palace, for the launch of the books:

1. Romanian Sketes and Cells at Mount Athos. Documents (1852-1943), Bucharest, Publishing House of the University, 2008, 2 tomes.
The book underlines the founding of Romanian sketes and monasteries at Mount Athos, their activity up to 1943 and the financial and material support given by the Romanian State in this timeframe.

2. Romanians Schools and Churches in the Balkan Peninsula. Documents (1918-1953), Bucharest, Publishing House of the University, 2006.
The work brings in the public space an extremely important subject – Romanian schools in the Balkans, fundamental institutions for the keeping of ethnic identity of Aromanians and Megleno-Romanians, branches of the Romanian people in the South of River Danube.

The two books are the result of the work of Adina Berciu – Drăghicescu and Maria Petre at the Archive of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Central National Historic Archives.

The Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate