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28. Dezember 2023
The Romanian Patriarchate will proclaim 2024 as a Solemn Year of the pastoral care of the sick and a Commemorative Year of all the holy unmercenary healers. The selection of these themes is motivated by the need to increase concern for those enduring spiritual and physical suffering, according to a message from Patriarch Daniel predating 2024. Simultaneously, following the solemn year dedicated to pastoral care for the elderly, the theme naturally progresses to include the care of the ill. W...
05. Oktober 2023
Romania’s Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu met with representatives of religious denominations at Victoria Palace on Monday. The agenda focused on continuing dialogue and cooperation between the state and religious denominations to benefit believers and Romanian society. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel represented the Romanian Orthodox Church and referred to the proposal to set up a new Committee for dialogue between the state and religious denominations. Weiterlesen auf basilica.ro (3. Oktober ...
01. Juni 2023
On May 17, 2023, a cooperation protocol was signed between the Romanian Patriarchate and the Department for Romanians Abroad, represented by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and Secretary of State Gheorghe-Florin Cârciu. Constantly mindful of the significance of fostering identity consciousness and strengthening ties with Romanians outside of Romania, the Romanian Patriarchate, through its diocesan-organized Romanian Orthodox parishes in the diaspora, ensures the spiritual, cultural, and nation...
01. November 2023
Die Rumänische Orthodoxe Kirche ist seit einigen Jahren bemüht, das früher blühende klösterliche Leben im Land zu revitalisieren. Dazu wurden in den vergangenen Jahren eine Reihe von Klöstern restauriert und wiedereröffnet. Die jüngste Klosterwiedereröffnung betrifft das Bradu-Kloster in Tisau, wie der Pro Oriente-Informationsdienst am 31. Oktober unter Verweis auf das Informationsportal basilica.ro der rumänisch-orthodoxen Kirche berichtete. Die Erzdiözese Buzău und Vrancea sprach auf ihrer...
07. September 2023
Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church was present on August 31 at the inaugural session of the International Meeting of Orthodox Youth (ITO), held in Timișoara, Romania, between August 31 and September 3, 2023. His Beatitude spoke of the theme of the event, which is man’s friendship with God, and of the mission of the Church for young people. Referring to the theme of this year’s edition of the meeting, the Patriarch of Romania said that, “according to the Holy Scriptures and the H...
04. Mai 2023
Religion als wahlweises Prüfungsfach bei der Matura: Das wird nach einer Entscheidung des Parlaments in Bukarest künftig für Schülerinnen und Schüler in Rumänien möglich sein. „Es ist eine Entscheidung, die den Religionen noch mehr Verantwortung überträgt“, sagte Vasile Bănescu, Sprecher des Bukarester Patriarchats der Rumänischen Orthodoxen Kirche, laut Berichten der Nachrichtenagentur SIR und des Portals Vatican News. Bănescu betonte den kulturellen Charakter der Religion. Die Schule vermi...
19. Oktober 2023
During a ceremony at the Patriarchal Cathedral marking the 16th anniversary as primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel noted the “unprecedented reality in the history of the Romanian people”: over 6 million Romanians have left Romania over the last 15-20 years. His Beatitude stated that “this unprecedented situation is a challenge with, first of all, negative results, although sometimes there were also advantages of these experiences of Romanians, especially fo...
13. Juli 2023
The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church met for its working session at “Patriarch Teoctist” Aula of the Patriarchal Palace on Tuesday, July 4, 2023. The session was chaired by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. The Holy Synod elected by secret ballot the Very Reverend Archimandrite Paisie Teodorescu, patriarchal vicar, in the dignity of patriarchal auxiliary bishop. The new patriarchal auxiliary bishop will bear the title of His Grace Bishop Paisie of Sinaia. Also, the Holy Synod elected ...
05. April 2023
Am 2. März 2023 haben Pfarrer und Pfarrerinnen der beiden lutherischen Kirchen aus Rumänien in Sighișoara/Schässburg zum ersten Mal eine gemeinsame Tagung durchgeführt. Die beiden Kirchen, die ungarischsprachige Lutherisch-Evangelische Kirche in Rumänien (ELKR) und die deutschsprachige Evangelische Kirche A. B. in Rumänien (EKR), sind zwar im Nationalkomitee des Lutherischen Weltbundes zusammengeschlossen und arbeiten auch z.B. im Rahmen des GAW Rumänien zusammen. Ihre Kontakte beschränkten s...