DESTRUCTION OF ORTHODOX HOLY SITES CONTINUES IN ALBANIA

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Pravoslavie.ru - 16/6/17 The Orthodox heritage in Albania has suffered another blow with the decay of the Monastery of St. Athanasius in Kato Lenitsa, founded in 1797. Due to the idleness of authorities, who confiscated the monastic buildings but undertook no measures to restore the landmark, the monastery sustained irreparable damage in the winter of 2017. ...

New Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar, His Grace Justin enthroned in Baia Mare

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 3/1/17 His Grace Justin Hodea became Tuesday, 27 December 2016, the new diocesan Bishop of Maramureş and Sătmar. The enthronement ceremony was held at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Baia Mare. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delegated His Grace Varlaam of Ploieşti, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, to this event. Hundreds of ...

SAINT HIERARCH ANDREI ŞAGUNA, METROPOLITAN OF TRANSYLVANIA

Basilica.ro - December 2016 Saint Hierarch Andrei was born to parents obedient to God, whose ancestors were “Wallachians” or “Aromanians”, living in the Balkans, who took refuge, in the 18thcentury, to a few Christian countries of the Austrian Empire, because of the Turkish occupation. When Anastasios, the future hierarch of Transylvania, was born, Şaguna family was ...

Patriarchal blessing at the closing of the European Orthodox Youth Meeting

September 2015 Also Read - European Youth Procession in Cluj-Napoca In the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, and of the other hierarchs from home and abroad, the closing festivity of the European Orthodox Youth Meeting took place on 07 September 2015. This event was held in the Sports Hall of Cluj-Napoca. Today’s manifestations began with ...