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Romanian Patriarch arrives in Craiova for ITO 2019, highlights need for communion and sincere love
‘We are blessed when we see young people in the church getting to know each other better, praying together, chanting together, discovering spiritual and cultural values every year with new freshness
In pictures: Patriarch Daniel inaugurates ‘Metropolitan Nifon’ House at St Callinicus of Cernica Social Centre
His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel on Saturday, July 20, 2019 opened the ‘Metropolitan Nifon’ House of the Cultural & Social Centre of Saint Callinicus at Cernica Monastery. After celebrating the
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
Fragment of St Constantine Brâncoveanu’s holy relics goes to Istanbul
With the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, following the request of Fr. Sergiu Vlad, rector of the Romanian Orthodox community in Istanbul, Turkey, the Romanian Patriarchate has offered a re
Romanian Patriarchate expresses compassion and solidarity over rape of teen Alexandra Măceșanu
The Romanian Patriarchate expresses sincere compassion and solidarity over the sorrow of the family of teen Alexandra Măceșanu, the victim of a kidnaping that has strongly outraged Romanian society
Patriarch Daniel’s 68th birthday to be celebrated on Monday
On Monday, July 22, 2019, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church will celebrate his 68th birthday. On this occasion, following the working sessions of the Standing Councils of
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
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