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Patriarch of Romania bestows highest distinction on Wimbledon Champion Simona Halep
His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel awarded Wimbledon tennis champion Simona Halep the Romanian Patriarchate’s highest distinction during a private ceremony held on Thursday at the patriarchal residence
Patriarch Daniel congratulates Basilica Media Centre for transmitting Holy Trinity’s love to the world
The Patriarch of Romania on Whit Monday pointed out the important missionary activity of the Basilica Media Centre during a meeting with the Patriarchate’s journalists held at the Patriarchal Palace
Patriarch of Romania consecrates St Spyridon Metropolitan Cathedral in Bucharest
His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania on Whit Monday, June 17, consecrated St Spyridon’s Metropolitan Cathedral in Bucharest following extensive restoration works. Following the consecration ser
Patriarch of Romania chairs meeting of Statutes and Regulations Synodal Committee
The Patriarch of Romania on Wednesday opened the working session of the Statutes and Regulations Committee of the Holy Synod at the patriarchal residence. As announced by the Patriarch in his opening
Pope Francis at Cotroceni Palace: With fraternal love I greet His Beatitude Daniel, my brother
In his speech delivered on Friday at Cotroceni Palace, Pope Francis addressed cordial greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. „With fraternal love I greet His Beatitude Daniel, my brother”, P
First Orthodox Theologian to receive a doctorate in the 182-Year History of Erskine Theological Seminary
On May 4, 2019, John G. Panagiotou became the first Orthodox Christian theologian to receive a Doctorate in the 182-year history of Erskine Theological Seminary in South Carolina, OCP informs. Ersk
Pope Francis starts three-day visit to Romania
Pope Francis has started his three-day visit to Romania. The pope’s plane touched down Friday in Bucharest.  On behalf of the Romanian Orthodox Church, Pope Francis was welcomed by His Eminence
Patriarch Daniel casts vote in EU elections and national referendum
His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel on Sunday cast his vote in the European elections and a national referendum at his local polling station at Ienachita Vacarescu School in Bucharest. After voting, the Pa
Patriarch Daniel calls St Constantine the Great ‘a friend of our country’ at Patriarchal Cathedral patronal feast
‘Saint Constantine the Great is a friend of our country. He sent missionaries to Banat and Oltenia to intensify Christian life and to convert pagans to Christianity (…), he built many churches (ba
Patriarch Daniel stresses importance of spreading devotion to Romanian Saints during Metropolitan Synod
Patriarch Daniel on Monday, May 20, 2019 told the hierarchs of the Metropolitan Synod of the Metropolis of Muntenia and Dobrudja that they should encourage the believers to strengthen their devotion t
Romanian Patriarchate awards Patriarchal Cross Order to Wimbledon 2019 Champion Simona Halep
The Romanian tennis player Simona Halep has long become a symbol of international sporting performance, culminating in winning the Wimbledon 2019 trophy, the oldest and the most prestigious tennis eve
Romanian Patriarchate expresses deep indignation over public offense to religious symbols
The Romanian Patriarchate learned with deep indignation about the theatre play ‘Eu sunt. Si?’ (‘I am. So?’) performed in Cluj-Napoca during the ‘Pride Week’ of sexual minorities. The indec
Communique: The Orthodox Church commemorates all heroes, does not glorify all of them
Because sometimes the Romanian media refers to the glorification of the persons who suffered persecutions during the communist regime in our country or even died in the communist jails, we provide the
Bucharest Archdiocese allocates $5,500+ for flood victims
At the initiative of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania, the Archdiocese of Bucharest, along with the North Ploieşti and Urlați Deaneries, is allocating $5,650 (24,000 lei) to provide food an
Pope Francis to visit Patriarchate’s Palace and National Cathedral
His Holiness Pope Francis will pay a visit to our country on May 31 – June 2, 2019 at the invitation of the President of Romania, the state authorities and the Catholic Church in Romania. The schedu
Patriarch of Romania meets with US religious freedom ambassador Sam Brownback
On Friday, May 10, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, welcomed at his patriarchal residence in Bucharest the United States ambassador-at-large for international religious
Romania Patriarch laments ‘cruelest expression of dehumanizing violence’ of Sri Lanka attack
The Patriarch of Romania denounced the ‘cruelest expression of dehumanizing violence and alienation from God’ of the Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as Catholics celebra
New Israeli Ambassador to Bucharest meets with Romanian Patriarch Daniel
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, welcomed His Excellency David Saranga, the new Ambassador of Israel to Romania, at his patriarchal residenc
Notre Dame fire: Romanian Patriarchate expresses sorrow, hope for quick restoration
The Romanian Patriarchate has received with great sorrow the news regarding the fire that destroyed the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, a religious, historic, and architectural monument of ines
Patriarch of Romania meets with 2020 Donald Trump presidential campaign manager
His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania welcomed at his patriarchal residence the manager of US President Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign on Friday, March 22, 2019. The meeting was also
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