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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)

  
  Biserica Sf. Stefan/St. Stephen Romanian Orthodox Church, So. St. Paul, Minnesota
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 local Church Congress is the authoritY which proposes to the Holy Synod of the Romanjan Orthodox Church the confirmation of the election, as well as the elevation of the newly elected to the rank of hierarch in the case that he does not already have this rank.
The Church Congress proposes to the Holy Synod of the Romanjan Orthodox Church the confirmation of the election, as well as the elevation of the newly elected to the rank of Bishop, in case he does not have that rank.
www.sfantulstefan.org /statute.html   (11839 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Church
Romanian Orthodox Church is one of the Eastern Orthodoxy Churches.
The religious texts were to be kept in Old Church Slavonic, until the 16th century when the first partial translations were made, and only in the 19th century the whole scripture was translated to Romanian.
Although Romanians were most of the time under foreign suzerainty (under the Ottoman Turks in Moldavia and Wallachia and under the Hungarian rule in Transylvania), the Romanians kept their Orthodox faith as part of the national identity.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/r/ro/romanian_orthodox_church.html   (213 words)

  
 Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church of Los Angeles, California
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)

  
 Church of Romania - OrthodoxWiki
The Church of Romania is one of the autocephalous Orthodox churches.
Some Romanian Orthodox regard their church to be the first national, first attested, and first apostolic church in Europe and view the Apostle Andrew as the church's founder.
Romanians in the Republic of Moldova (a region formerly known as "Moldavia") belonging to the Metropolis of Bessarabia, having resisted Russification for 192 years (after the annexation of Bessarabia by the Russian Empire in 1812), are improbably said to currently number about 2 million.
orthodoxwiki.org /Church_of_Romania   (2179 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Church- Structure and Organisation
The Romanian Orthodox Church is autocephalous and unitary in its organisation, keeping its dogmatic, canonical and religious unity with the other sister Orthodox Churches, within the framework of the Universal Orthodox Church.
The Romanian Orthodox Church has 30 dioceses and archdioceses in the country and abroad, in the dioceses in Romania there are 13,631 church units: parishes, monasteries and sketes.
Romanian Orthodox Bishopric of Hungary (Episcopia Românã Ortodoxã din Ungaria), - Gyula (HU)
homepage.mac.com /radur/ROC_structure.html   (378 words)

  
 Statute for the organization of the Romanian Orthodox Church in America
The Romanian Orthodox Church in the United States and Canada was formed, by the clerical and lay representatives of the parishes of which it is composed at the Church Congress, meeting in Detroit, Michigan, on April 25, 1929, as a Missionary Episcopate, subject canonically to the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
The local Church Congress is the authority which proposes to the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church the confirmation of the election, as well as the elevation of the newly elected to the rank of hierarch in the case that he does not already have this rank.
The Church Congress proposes to the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church the confirmation of the election, as well as the elevation of the newly elected to the rank of Bishop, in case he does not have that rank.
www.romarch.org /eng/statute.php   (13596 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Church in London - Biserica Ortodoxã Românã din Londra
In 2002, the church of St Dunstan's was named the Church for Europe by the Bishop of London, Dr R Chartres.
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
www.radur.homechoice.co.uk /roc.html   (622 words)

  
 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)

  
 Church - Pluralism Profile #47 Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church
They worshipped at other Orthodox churches in the Rochester area; they would gather every Sunday for six months in the Greek Orthodox Church and six months at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
In October 2002 Reverend Daniel Ene was sent to Rochester by Archbishop of the Romanian Diocese in America and Canada  to assist this lay  group, and in July 2003 the small community purchased their church, which was a former Lutheran church.
Even though their building was a Lutheran church previously (for forty-five years!) the structure lent itself nicely to its new use as a Romanian church.
www.monroecc.edu /depts/sociology/pluralism/profile47.htm   (1043 words)

  
 The Orthodox Church in Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In Transylvania, the church was granted no acknowledgement in the post-Reformation settlement, and, consequently, by an act of union in 1698, a proportion of the Romanian Orthodox clergy and laity in Transylvania accepted papal jurisdiction, and became Eastern-rite Roman Catholics.
The present Romanian patriarchate was set up in 1925, uniting the Romanian Orthodox population of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire with the autocephalous Romanian church established in Moldavia and Wallachia in 1865, and acknowledged by the ecumenical patriarchate of Constantinople in 1885.
Still, the church was tightly controlled by the state, and the remarkable revival of monastic life that occurred in early communist Romania was severely limited by the government after 1958.
www.rotravel.com /romania/history/app3.php   (408 words)

  
 East European Constitutional Review
It suited the Church, unable to purge itself of the collaborationists who still dominate its hierarchy, and it suited the postcommunist state, severely attacked by anticommunists and in serious need of having the national Church by its side in order to demonstrate visibly the difference between the present and the communist past.
To resist Islamization, the Churches accepted the Balkan tribal logic, which they fostered, by identifying with the national ideals preached by nineteenth-century Freemason patriots.” It is true that, by 1948, the reunion of Eastern patriarchs had declared this Church nationalism a form of “philistinism” and a “heresy,” but this had little practical effect.
But Orthodox priests have refused to vacate these churches, and it is easy to understand that the Orthodox Church believes that it deserves government support, since it supported the Christian Democrats in the 1996 elections.
www.law.nyu.edu /eecr/vol7num2/feature/rulerpatriarch.html   (4075 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.
Bishop Ion Inochentie Micu-Klein, head of the church from 1729 to 1751, struggled with great vigor for the rights of his church and of all Romanians within the empire.
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.
www.faswebdesign.com /ECPA/Byzantine/Romanian.html   (1072 words)

  
 Religion
Romanian Byzantine Catholicism is the Greek Catholic church, or "The Romanian Church United with Rome, Greek-Catholic".
Pentecostal churches tend to be more common where the populations of ethnic Romanians is less than the national average, particularly in areas along the Hungarian border and in the ethnic Hungarian regions of Transilvania.
Beginning with the 1989 revolution, the legally recognized churches, especially the Romanian Orthodox Church, the country’s largest religious group, pressured the post-communist authorities to introduce religious education in public schools, offer substantial financial support for theological institutions and allow denominations to resume their social role by posting clergy in hospitals, elderly care homes and prisons.
www.restromania.com /Sociologie/ReligionInRomania.htm   (4384 words)

  
 ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN SERBIA THREATENED WITH DEMOLITION
Authorities are insisting a deacon must demolish a Romanian Orthodox church he built in his home village of Malajnica in eastern Serbia.
When the Romanian Holy Synod raised the vicariate to a diocese in 1997, Bishop Daniil was installed as bishop with his seat in Vrsac, Forum 18 reported.
Besides Romanians in the Banat region, another center of Romanians and Vlachs is in the Timok region close to Serbia’s eastern border with Romania and Bulgaria.
mensnewsdaily.com /2005/03/15/romanian-orthodox-church-in-serbia-threatened-with-demolition   (1207 words)

  
 Catholic World News : Romanian Orthodox, Catholics Agree On Church Property
BUCHAREST (CWNews.com) - The Romanian Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church in the country have reached agreements on the ownership of many churches, but they have not yet agreed on whether to invite Pope John Paul II (bio - news) to visit Romania.
Leaders of both churches met for 12 hours last week and agreed to share some of the more than 2,000 churches seized from the Catholic Church after World War II by the Communist government and given to Orthodox parishes.
In a statement, Orthodox leaders said they would only agree to support a papal visit, which would be the first to a predominantly Orthodox country, if Catholics agreed to abandon all further legal action.
cwnews.com /news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=9505   (230 words)

  
 Articole:: Biserica Ortodoxa Romana "Invierea Domnului" - Articles:: "Holy Resurrection" Romanian Orthodox Church ...
He left it all behind in 1997, leaving a legacy as one of the longest-serving priest of the Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church.
His roots in Hamilton's Romanian community stretched back to the day in November 1969, when he arrived from his native Romania, wife and two children by his side, to take over the priesthood at Holy Resurrection.
They were elements he felt were inseparable from his Romanian Orthodox faith, as shown by a trip to the basement of the MacNab Street North church.
www.biserica.ca /displayArticle.aspx?id=in-memoriam2   (682 words)

  
 Catholic World News : Romanian Orthodox, Catholics Agree On Church Property
BUCHAREST (CWNews.com) - The Romanian Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church in the country have reached agreements on the ownership of many churches, but they have not yet agreed on whether to invite Pope John Paul II (bio - news) to visit Romania.
Leaders of both churches met for 12 hours last week and agreed to share some of the more than 2,000 churches seized from the Catholic Church after World War II by the Communist government and given to Orthodox parishes.
In a statement, Orthodox leaders said they would only agree to support a papal visit, which would be the first to a predominantly Orthodox country, if Catholics agreed to abandon all further legal action.
www.cwnews.com /news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=9505   (239 words)

  
 St. Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church
Ask around and you will find most of the older Romanian families in the area started their journeys from the hills and cities of Transylvania when that part of Romania was still a part of the Habsburg Empire.
In Fort Wayne the center of Romania tradition is found at St. MaryÂ’s Romanian Orthodox Church and in the hearts of a hundred families and their friends.
The first Romanian Church in Fort Wayne St. Michael and Gabriel was established in 1910 and was located “pe Lunca” presently the location of Slater Steel.
www.romanianorthodoxchurch.com /index.cfm?pkLink_ID=22   (330 words)

  
 Romanian Orthodox Leader Describes Fragility, Importance of Ecumenism in Eastern Europe
October 13, 1998, NEW YORK ---- A Romanian Orthodox Bishop described the fragile state but necessary role of ecumenism in Eastern Europe and internationally during a visit here sponsored by the National Council of Churches (NCC).
They described the church in Romania as strong and vibrant but also spoke openly about the anti-ecumenical movement in their region, which has led to tensions on both the local and international levels.
Teodorescu, a Romanian Lutheran layperson, described the work of AIDRom, established in 1991 as a cooperation between the Orthodox, the Reformed and Lutheran churches of Romania to distribute humanitarian relief aid and to be an ecumenical platform.
www.ncccusa.org /news/news96.html   (643 words)

  
 St. Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Fr Barsan was appointed by Archbishop Victorin, the bishop of the Romanian Orthodox Missionary Archdiocese of America.
In 1981, the parish and priest moved to the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America.
Right now we have a bigger church with two levels: the lower level is the community room, and the upper level is the church, with a style and atmosphere reminiscent of the old churches in Romania.
www.sfantamaria-newyork.org /index.htm   (420 words)

  
 ABOUT ST MARY ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
The Romanian Orthodox Parish "St.Mary" in Sydney was formed on March 18, 1973, by the people of Romanian origin living in New South Wales and was recognised by the N.S.W. State Authority on October 15, 1973, having at the same time the blessing and approval of the Romanian Patriarchate, as Mother Church.
The first church building to be used was the Welsh Presbyterian Church in Chalmers St., Redfern.
The Romanian Orthodox Church named Rev PhD Prof Doru Costache as the new priest for St Mary church.
www.crez.org /about_st_mary.asp   (168 words)

  
 The Pluralism Project:
Peter and Paul Romanian Orthodox Church was originally located in the city of Dearborn on Holly Street (in the shadow of the Ford Motor Company Rouge Plant).
Romanian music and dance programs are a favorite entertainment on special occasions, as well as the preservation of Romanian traditions such as the painting of eggs and the baking of certain traditional foods.
They are an active member of the Council of Orthodox Christian Churches (COCC) of Metropolitan Detroit, regularly volunteering their facilities to projects initiated by the council.
www.pluralism.org /research/profiles/display.php?profile=71801   (564 words)

  
 Orthodox Monasteries and Monasticism
Huntington, WV - The hermitage is an English speaking monastery for men under the jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.
Presentation of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Monastery - Canton, OH - Orthodox Church in America.
Saint Edward the Martyr Orthodox Brotherhood - Surrey, England - Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.
aggreen.net /monasteries/monastic.html   (1122 words)

  
 Antonie Plamadeala; leading Romanian Orthodox church figure; 78 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Archbishop Antonie Plamadeala, a Romanian Orthodox cleric and former political prisoner who invited the Rev. Billy Graham to preach in Romania during the darkest years of communism, has died at the age of 78, the church said Wednesday.
Archbishop Plamadeala, who headed the Orthodox Church in the northwest Transylvania region, died Monday in the central city of Sibiu, several years after suffering a debilitating stroke.
In 1985, when he was chairman of the church's foreign relations department, he invited Graham to preach in Romania on behalf of a group of 14 religious denominations.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20050903/news_1m3plamadea.html   (367 words)

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