Rumänien: Patriarch Daniel ermutigt Gläubige und ruft zu gegenseitiger Hilfe auf

In seiner Osterbotschaft hat der rumänische Patriarch Daniel die Gläubigen daran erinnert, dass der Glaube an die Auferstehung „uns hilft, die Hoffnung angesichts schwieriger Lebensumstände nicht zu verlieren“. Angesichts des Leids im Zusammenhang mit der Coronavirus-Pandemie rief der Patriarch zum Gebet für Kranke, aber auch Ärzte und Pfleger sowie freiwillige Helfer auf. Zudem verwies er auf die Beiträge, die die Rumänische Orthodoxe Kirche (RumOK) „verantwortungsvoll und substantiell“ zum...

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Rumänien: Fr Prof. Ioan Sauca appointed acting WCC general secretary

Fr Prof. Ioan Sauca has been appointed acting World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary beginning 1 April. Sauca, who currently serves as deputy general secretary for the WCC programme on Ecumenical Formation and Bossey Ecumenical Institute, will hold the general secretary post until the WCC Executive Committee meets in June. The leadership of the WCC Central Committee decided to postpone the full WCC Central Committee meeting, once slated for 18-24 March, along with the Executive...

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Rumänien: National Cathedral in figures, one year since its consecration

One year since the consecration of Romania’s National Cathedral we provide you with some figures to help you understand what this national project has meant until today: 110 million euros: Because the number of press materials increased with the cathedral’s building process, and most of the time the deep significance of this national project is overlooked, the amounts spent with the National Cathedral have been intensely discussed.

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Rumänien: Faithful to jointly pray from their homes daily at noon

The Romanian Orthodox Church has announced a new program of prayer in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, beginning today, on the new calendar feast of the Annunciation, calling upon all faithful to join one another in common prayer daily at noon, each from his own home, while church and monastery bells ring out throughout the country. “In this difficult time of trials related to the pandemic, the clergy and laity of our Church, being physically separated in terms of prayer, can still...

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Rumänien: Patriarchate holds honours December 1989 Revolution heroes

The Romanian Patriarchate organized several solemn events to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of communism and the remembrance of the heroes who fell during the Romanian Revolution of December 1989. The Patriarch of Romania, members of the Holy Synod, the President of the Former Political Prisoners Association, state officials, professors and students attended the events. Those who lost their lives in December 1989 were remembered during a memorial service officiated at the Patriarchal...

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Rumänien: Church marks World Cleanup Day with litter-pick by Orthodox youth

The Church has joined the ‘Let’s do it, Romania!’ campaign and summoned teams of young students from the theological seminaries across Romania to help out with the clean-up day. Over 180‘000 Romanians, most of them students but also volunteers of all ages, have said yes to this year’s national environmental action. On Saturday, Sept. 21, several Orthodox high schools, parishes and other church institutions put into practice the advice of Patriarch Daniel to express a special care towards God’s...

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Osteuropa: Kirchliche Reaktionen auf Corona-Epidemie

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Der Pressedienst des Patriarchats der Rumänischen Orthodoxen Kirche hat in Zusammenhang mit der Verbreitung des Covid-19-Coronavirus zur strikten Einhaltung aller vom Gesundheitsministerium geforderten Maßnahmen aufgerufen. Die Pressemeldung vom 27. Februar gibt auch Empfehlungen in liturgischer und spiritueller Hinsicht: Menschen mit grippeähnlichen Symptomen sollen gut besuchte Orte einschließlich Kirchen meiden, um andere nicht der Ansteckungsgefahr auszusetzen. Sie werden auf die im...

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Rumänien: Patriarch Daniel named Honorary Citizen of Bucharest

His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania received Bucharest’s Honorary Citizenship for his contribution to the spirituality and education of the Romanian people. The Patriarch of Romania received the award from Bucharest Mayor Gabriela Firea at the Patriarchal Residence on December 12. Mayor Firea was accompanied by a delegation of the Bucharest City Hall including the former Minister of Culture and National Identity George Ivascu who read out the Laudatio, stressing the academic and pastoral...

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Rumänien: First Romanian Orthodox church in Norway consecrated

A 100-year-old building in the city of Haugesund in southwestern Norway was given new life on Sunday, as it was consecrated as a parish church of the Romanian Orthodox Church. The new church, the first Romanian Orthodox parish in Norway, is dedicated to the “O All-Hymned Mother” Icon of the Theotokos, as well as Sts. Macarius the Great and Macarius of Alexandria, reports Doxologia. According to OrthodoxWiki, there are 16 other parishes operating in Norway, divided between the Russian Church...

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