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  THE ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
The Metropolitan Church of Transilvania was abolished in 1701 and reactivated as a new bishopric in 1761.
In 1925, the Romanian Orthodox Church was raised at the rank of a Patriarchate.
Valuable libraries of the Romanian Orthodox Church are : the Library of the Holy Synod, the Library of the Metropolitan Church of Sibiu and the libraries of the Neamt and Cernica Monasteries.
www.crestinism-ortodox.ro /html_en/01/1a_the_romanian_orthodox_church.html   (2843 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Romanian Orthodox Church (Biserica Ortodoxă Română in Romanian) is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches.
Romanians in the Republic of Moldova belonging to the Metropolitan Church of Bessarabia (rom.
The highest hyerarchical, canonical and dogmatical authority of the Romanian Orthodox Church is the Holy Synod.
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 Romanian Orthodox Church -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Romanian Orthodox Church (Biserica Ortodoxă Română in (A native or inhabitant of Romania) Romanian) is one of the (Click link for more info and facts about autocephalous) autocephalous (Derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites) Eastern Orthodox churches.
Some Romanian Orthodox regard their church to be the first national, first attested, and first apostolic (church built by the Apostles themselves) in Europe and view St Andrew as the Church's founder.
The Romanian Orthodox Church is organized as the Romanian (The jurisdiction of a patriarch) Patriarchate.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/romanian_orthodox_church.htm   (2120 words)

  
 Forum 18 Search/Archive
The service at the monastery was to have commemorated Serbian and Romanian soldiers who died in the 1395 battle of Rovine against the Turks and was to have been led by sub-deacon Bojan Aleksandrovic, a local cleric of the Romanian Orthodox Church (who has since been made an arch-priest).
The Romanian Orthodox Church has 39 parishes in Serbia, but the government does not recognise the Romanian diocese in Serbia, recognising it only at the lower level of vicariate, with Vicar Mojse Janesh as head.
Janesh, who heads the Romanian Orthodox Vicariate of Banat, told Forum 18 on 9 June that a joint committee of the Romanian and Serbian Churches met in the Serbian city of Novi Sad to try to resolve their differences.
www.forum18.org /Archive.php?article_id=589   (1156 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America and Canada - OrthodoxWiki
The Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America and Canada is an overseas archdiocese of the Church of Romania.
Polycarp (Morusca), the ruling bishop of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America had returned to Romania in 1939 to attend the meeting of the Holy Synod of the Church of Romania and was not able to return as World War II had begun.
By a decision of the Holy Synod of the Church of Romania, Decision 14079 of December 12, 1974, the Synod approved the elevation of the Missionary Episcopate to that of an Archdiocese in recognition of the elevation of the ruling bishop, Abp.
orthodoxwiki.org /Romanian_Orthodox_Archdiocese_in_America_and_Canada   (479 words)

  
 Biserica Sf. Stefan/St. Stephen Romanian Orthodox Church, So. St. Paul, Minnesota
The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church is the highest authority for canonical and spiritual matters, and the supreme forum of church matters of any nature, which according to laws and statutes, are within its competence.
The local Church Congress is the authority that proposes to the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church to confirm the election as well as to elevate the newly elected (Archbishop) to the hierarchical level, in the event that he does not already have it.
The Romanian Orthodox Missionary Archdiocese in America and Canada is governed by an - 172 - - 173- ArchbishoP, elected by the Church Congress of the Archdiocese, confirmed and invested by the Holy Synod of the Romanjan Orthodox Church.
www.sfantulstefan.org /statute.html   (11839 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Romanian Orthodox Church
The DensuÅŸ church The Saint Nicholas Church of the village of DensuÅŸ, Hunedoara County, Romania is one of the oldest Romanian churches.
Main article: Romanian Greek-Catholic Uniate Church The Romanian Church United with Rome, Greek-Catholic (in Romanian: Biserica Română Unită cu Roma, Greco-Catolică) is a Catholic Church of Eastern Rite.
The Romanian Senate has voted favorably on October 12th, 2004, for the construction of The Romanian Orthodox Cathedral in Bucharest.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Romanian-Orthodox-Church   (6036 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Romanian Orthodox Church Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Romanian Orthodox Church is one of the Autocephalous Eastern Orthodoxy Churches.
Romanians in the Republic of Moldova belonging to the Metropolitan Church of Bessarabia, having resisted russification for 192 years (after the annexation of Bessarabia by the Czarist Empire in 1812) are 2 million strong in 2004.
The Romanian Orthodox Church is the only orthodox church of a country receiving Apostolic Christianity and speaking a romance language derived from Latin.
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 ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH - A BRIEF HISTORY
Romanian is a romance tongue, directly descended from the language of the Roman soldiers and settlers who occupied Dacia and intermarried with its inhabitants following its conquest by Emperor Trajan in 106 AD.
According to the Romanian census taken in 1992, 87% of the population identified itself as Orthodox.
The highest authority in the Romanian Orthodox Church in canonical and spiritual matters is the Holy Synod, composed of all the bishops in the country.
crez.org /history.asp   (1121 words)

  
 Seattle Catholic - The Romanian Catholic Fight to Reclaim Stolen Property
Romanian Catholics were forced to abandon the Church and join the Eastern Orthodox (which was under state control) or face imprisonment, torture or murder.
Romanian Catholics have also frequently expressed concerns that they are under heavy pressure from the Vatican to forsake their property claims, for the sake of ecumenical progress.
The "continuing conflicts" cited by the Russian Orthodox leader are the simple measures taken by Catholics emerging from under the yoke of Communist oppression: reclaiming stolen property, re-establishing Catholic dioceses and continuing with their divinely-instituted charge to convert all people to the One True Church of Christ.
www.seattlecatholic.com /article_20020215_The_Romanian_Catholic_Fight_to_Reclaim_Stolen_Property.html   (1761 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Church - Definition, explanation
The Romanian Orthodox Church (Biserica Ortodoxă Română in Romanian) is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches.
Some Romanian Orthodox regard their church to be the first national, first attested, and first apostolic (church built by the Apostles themselves) in Europe and view St Andrew as the Church's founder.
Romanians in the Republic of Moldova belonging to the Metropolitan Church of Bessarabia, having resisted russification for 192 years (after the annexation of Bessarabia by the Russian Empire in 1812) are 2 million strong in 2004.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/r/ro/romanian_orthodox_church.php   (2487 words)

  
 Orthodox History - Romanian
Although Romanian Orthodox parishes were in existence in the United States and Canada from the turn of the century, the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America was established as a Diocese only at a general Church Congress held in the city of Detroit, Michigan, on April 25-28, 1929.
Administratively, the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America is governed by the Church Congress and the Episcopate Council, both presided by the Bishop and constituted from representatives of the parishes and of the Auxiliary Organizations.
Spiritually, the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate is headed by a Bishop, elected for life by a special electoral Congress of the Episcopate, and canonically examined and consecrated by the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America.
www.holytrinity-la.org /engl/pages/general/romanian.html   (4900 words)

  
 Orthodox History - Romanian
Although Romanian Orthodox parishes were in existence in the United States and Canada from the turn of the century, the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America was established as a Diocese only at a general Church Congress held in the city of Detroit, Michigan, on April 25-28, 1929.
Administratively, the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America is governed by the Church Congress and the Episcopate Council, both presided by the Bishop and constituted from representatives of the parishes and of the Auxiliary Organizations.
Spiritually, the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate is headed by a Bishop, elected for life by a special electoral Congress of the Episcopate, and canonically examined and consecrated by the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America.
holytrinity-la.org /engl/pages/general/romanian.html   (4900 words)

  
 Romanian_Orthodox_Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Indeed, by becoming members of the "Greek-rite Roman Catholics" church, a minority of Romanians in Transylvania eventually managed to be recognized as a nation by the Hapsburg rulers, achieving status equal to the three Transylvanian peoples collectively known under the syntagm of Unio Trium Nationum.
It was only after the 1989 Romanian Revolution that the Church was freed from state control.
Romanian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Germany and Central Europe (http://www.mitropolia-ro.de/) (in Romanian and German)
www.freecaviar.com /search.php?title=Romanian_Orthodox_Church   (2342 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Church in London - Biserica Ortodoxã Românã din Londra
The Romanian Orthodox community first celebrated the Sunday Holy Liturgy at St Dunstan's in 1964, following an agreement between the late Patriarch Justinian of Romania, the Bishop of London and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Patron Saint of the Romanian Orthodox parish in London is Saint George.
Metropolitan of Bessarabia and Exarchate of the Realms (Basarbiei si Exarhatul Plaiurilor- Romanian Patriarchy
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 ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH - A BRIEF HISTORY
Romanian is a romance tongue, directly descended from the language of the Roman soldiers and settlers who occupied Dacia and intermarried with its inhabitants following its conquest by Emperor Trajan in 106 AD.
According to the Romanian census taken in 1992, 87% of the population identified itself as Orthodox.
The highest authority in the Romanian Orthodox Church in canonical and spiritual matters is the Holy Synod, composed of all the bishops in the country.
www.crez.org /history.asp   (1121 words)

  
 World Watch - Catholic World Report - February 2002
A Romanian Catholic diocese is bringing a lawsuit against the local Romanian Orthodox Church, in an effort to recover possession of an old monastery.
However, because Romanian Catholics have broken from the agreement to resolve all such problems within the joint ecumenical commission, it is quite possible that the suit could bring a halt to that dialogue.
The Romanian Orthodox Church reacted negatively to the change in law noting that laws are needed to halt homosexual propaganda which is damaging to the family.
www.catholic.net /RCC/Periodicals/Igpress/2002-02/wromania.html   (690 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Church haunted by role under communism (SETimes.com)
Romanian Orthodox Patriarch Teoctist was accused of collaboration with the Communist Party.
The commission, led by Romanian-US scholar Vladimir Tismaneanu, concluded that the Orthodox Church made a "pact with the devil", and that Orthodox Patriarchs, including the current one, Teoctist, were elected "due to their proven loyalty to the Communist Party".
A Romanian Patriarchy spokesman said the priests and bishops who admitted their collaboration with the Securitate were "in the limits of the law".
www.setimes.com /cocoon/setimes/xhtml/en_GB/features/setimes/features/2007/01/04/feature-02   (501 words)

  
 Ecumenical Review, The: Kaisamari Hintikka, The Romanian Orthodox Church and the WCC: 1961-1977. - book review
Kaisamari Hintikka, The Romanian Orthodox Church and the WCC: 1961-1977.
At a time when two Orthodox churches have left the WCC and some others are evaluating their involvement, it would be a great error indeed to undermine ROC efforts to develop further the ecumenical formation of its priests, believers and students.
Romanian Orthodox theologian Ion Bria was formerly executive director of the World Council of Churches' unit on Faith and Witness.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2065/is_1_54/ai_87425987   (1293 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Romanian Church United with Rome, Greek-Catholic (in Romanian: Biserica Română Unită cu Roma, Greco-Catolică) is an Eastern Rite or Greek-Catholic Church ranked as a Major Archiepiscopal Church, which uses the Byzantine liturgical rite in the Romanian language.
However, not all Romanians agreed with this conversion, leading to several peaceful movements of the Romanian Orthodox population that advocated for freedom of worship for all the Transylvanian population, most notably being the movements led by Visarion Sarai, Nicolae Oprea Miclăuş and Sofronie of Cioara.
This was in part due to the fact that, unlike the Romanian Orthodox who until 1863 officially used Church Slavonic in their Byzantine liturgy, the Romanian Church United with Rome used the Romanian vernacular since its beginnings.
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 Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church of Los Angeles, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church of Los Angeles, California is part of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, a diocese within the Orthodox Church of America.
The parish was established on June 25, 1939 by a group of some 25 persons of Romanian ancestry who held their first "parish general assembly" in the home of Petru German, at 456 N. Gage St., in Los Angeles, California.
The Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church celebrated its 60th anniversary during the November 6-7th 1999 weekend in the presence of His Grace Bishop Nathaniel, Spiritual Father of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, of Jackson, Michigan.
www.holytrinity-la.org   (180 words)

  
 Romanian Church
Their efforts, combined with the denial of full civil rights to the Orthodox and the spread of Protestantism in the area which caused growing concern among the Orthodox clergy, contributed to the acceptance of a union with Rome by Orthodox Metropolitan Atanasie of Transylvania in 1698.
Unfortunately the reemergence of the Greek Catholic Church was accompanied by a confrontation with the Romanian Orthodox Church over the restitution of church buildings.
Provincial councils of the Romanian Greek Catholic Church were held at Blaj from May 5 to 14, 1872, from May 30 to June 6, 1882, and from September 13 to 26, 1900.
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