Holy Synod of the Romanian Church calls faithful “to be triumphant over passions of greed and pride” in Sunday of Orthodoxy pastoral letter

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 20/3/21 In a pastoral letter for the First Sunday of Great Lent, also called the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the Holy Synod members of the Romanian Orthodox Church said that the feast is a call to victory. “On the Sunday of Orthodoxy or the Triumph of the True Faith we are also called ...

Romanian Church’s Philanthropy Increases During Pandemic Year: EUR 38 Mln

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 26/2/21 On Tuesday, the National Church Council approved the General Activity Report of the Romanian Orthodox Church for 2020, entitled: “In the fight against the pandemic, the Church has intensified prayer, philanthropy and the protection of human health.” The Church invested 38 million euros to provide support in the pandemic ...

Man sanctifies the place: How Romanians transformed a warehouse into a church in Italy

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 20/2/21 An Orthodox service was served for the first time in the Romanian Church in Montichiari, Italy, on Tuesday evening, February 9. Dean Rev. Gelu Porumb, the parish priest Gabriel Pandrea and several other clerics officiated the Lesser Sanctification of Waters and the Mystery of Unction, the Romanian Diocese of ...

17,000+ benefit from Romanian Church’s “Table of Joy” social program in 2016

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Orthochristian.com - 26/9/17 The Romanian Patriarchate currently operates a series of social programs through which hot food and food supplies are distributed to the needy. Within the framework of this national program “Table of Joy,” 17,048 people received necessary assistance in 2016 alone, reports the patriarchate’s Basilica News Agency. The Table of Joy program is implemented in 24 dioceses ...

Romanian-Bulgarian Concelebration – Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte presides over Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Romanian Church in Sofi

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - June 2017 Sunday His Beatitude Neophyte, Patriarch of Bulgaria, presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church in Sofia. According to mitropolia-sofia.org, concelebrants for the Divine Liturgy included: His Eminence Teodosie, Archbishop of Tomis, His Grace Gerasimos of Melnik, secretary of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, His ...

Patriarch Daniel addresses the monastics of Sihăstria Putnei: ‘Convey the beauties of Orthodoxy through your prayers, your services, and by welcoming pilgrims’

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Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 17/5/17 The Patriarch of Romania visited Saturday evening the Sihăstria Putnei Monastery (Hermitage of Putna). Accompanied by several hierarchs of the Romanian Church, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel was welcomed by the abbot of the monastery, the V. Rev. Archimandrite Nectarie Clinci, in the presence of the monastics and many faithful. A Te ...

Patriarch Daniel on Sunday of Orthodoxy: Through icons, we profess true faith

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 9/3/17 Orthodoxy is not only true but also beautiful, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said Sunday addressing the faithful present at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. The Patriarch of Romania said that the Sunday of Orthodoxy commemorated on March 5 is not only the Sunday of true faith but also the Sunday we commemorate ...

Patriarch Daniel of Romania urges support for the traditional family

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Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 23/2/17 Family as the foundation of human society is ever at the centre of the Church’s pastoral and social mission. Patriarch Daniel of Romania has supported consistently and vocally those traditional families struggling to cope with the multiple challenges and crises of modern society. The family is in a fragile and difficult ...

Annual Meeting Of The Romanian Church National Council held

On 3 February 2015, the annual working session of the Church National Council of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held at the Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. To start with, the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church made a brief presentation of the last year activities. “The ...

The Holy Synod of Romanian Church declared 2016 As Solemn Year Of The Religious Education Of The Christian Orthodox Youth And Commemorative Year Of The Saint Hierarch Martyr Antim Of Ivir And Of The Church Printers

November 2014 Met in working session under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel at the Patriarchal Residence on 28 and 29 October 2014, the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church decided: 1.Approval of the Pastoral letter of the Holy Synod at the end of the Solemn Eucharistic Year (of the Holy Confession and Holy Communion) ...

Constitutive Meeting of the Romanian Church National Assembly

September- October 2014 On 29 September 2014, the constitutive meeting of the Church National Assembly of the Romanian Orthodox Church for the period 2014 – 2018 was held in Bucharest, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania. “The Church National Assembly is a central deliberative body of the Romanian Orthodox Church for administrative, social, ...

Feast of Saint George at the Patriarchal Residence

Romanian Church On 23 April, the Orthodox Church celebrates Saint Great Martyr George, the Victory Bearer who is the protector of the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. In the sermon delivered within the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the historical chapel, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel emphasised the model to be followed that Saint Great Martyr George gives ...

The Orthodox Icon, the Light of Orthodoxy

Romanian Church – 24/3/13 Saturday and Sunday the religious – cultural manifestation entitled “The Icon – Window to God” which marks the celebration of the Orthodoxy Sunday was held at the Icon church of Bucharest. This year the faithful who attended the feast had the opportunity to venerate the icon of the Mother of God with ...

Saint Patron Celebration And Consecration At Cornu Monastery

Romanian Church On 8th May 2012, the Orthodox faithful celebrate Saint John the Apostle and Evangelist. He was one of the 12 Apostles of the Saviour and wrote the Gospel of his name, three canonical epistles and the book of the Revelation. Saint John the Evangelist is also one of the protectors of Cornu Monastery, county ...

Anniversary Time at the Patriarchal Cathedral

Romanian Church On 4 March 2012, the first Sunday of the Lent, the Orthodoxy Sunday, the Patriarch of Romania celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral assisted by a group of priests and deacons. To end with the Divine Liturgy the 22 years of episcopate of the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church were marked. ...

22 Years Since His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel Was Ordained Hierarch Romanian Church

Romanian Church Sunday, 4 March 2012, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates 22 years since he was ordained hierarch. His Beatitude was ordained Bishop on 4 March 1990, on the Orthodoxy Sunday, in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Timişoara by His Eminence Nestor, Metropolitan of Oltenia, His Eminence Nicolae, Metropolitan of Banat, and ...

Awards in the Chapel of the Patriarchal Residence

21/2/2012 Romanian Church On 21 February 2012, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, awarded religious ranks to several priests in “Saint Great Martyr George” chapel of the Patriarchal Residence, as confirmation of their pastoral-missionary activity unfolded within the framework of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Thus, His Beatitude awarded the rank of iconomos stavrofor ...

The First Working Session Of The Holy Synod In 2012

Romanian Church On 16 February 2012, the Holy Synod met for the first time in 2012. The meeting of the Holy Synod takes place in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. To start with the working session the Patriarch of Romania thanked God for the blessings poured ...

Meeting of the Church National Council

Romanian Church On 14 February 2012, the annual working session of the Church National Council of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held in the Synodal Hall of Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Assistant Bishops to the Patriarch Ciprian Campineanul and Varlaam Ploiesteanul were also present. To ...

7 Years of „Lumina” Newspaper Celebrated at the Patriarchate Palace

Romanian Church 7/2/2012 On 7 February 2012, “Lumina” newspaper, daily publication of the Romanian Patriarchate, celebrates seven years of uninterrupted appearance, seven years of Orthodox mission. The anniversary moment was marked in Europa Christiana room of the Patriarchate Palace in the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Also present at the event ...

Lowliness is the Best Way to Reach Salvation

6/2/2012 Romanian Church On 5 February 2012, the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, the evangelical pericope of Saint Luke the Evangelist, chapter 18, lines 10-14, the example of the tax collector and of the Pharisee was read in all the places of worship of the Romanian Patriarchate. His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, delivered ...