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Pope Francis Oks beatifications of seven Greek-Catholic bishops from Romania, victims of communist prisons

Pope Francis has Okayed on Tuesday the promulgation of decrees to acknowledge the martyrdom of seven Greek-Catholic bishops who were killed in the Romanian communist prisons or due to the communist regime’s torture during 1950-1970, Vatican News reports. The seven ...

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One of the Ceasescu’s villas, for sale

One of the protocol villas of former communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu has been put up for sale. The villa, located in Predeal mountain resort on a 1,300-sqm land, has eight rooms and is built in the local traditional architecture. It ...

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„The Distance between Me and Me” documentary on poetess Nina Cassian to hit Romanian theaters as of March 8

„The Distance between Me and Me” documentary directed by Mona Nicoară and Dana Bunescu and produced by Ada Solomon had the preview on February 28 in Bucharest and is ready to hit the Romanian theaters as of March 8. The ...

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Nicolae Ceausescu’s gifts, on display in Bucharest, marking a century since the dictator’s birth

A permanent exhibition displaying items that belonged to Nicolae Ceausescu will run in Bucharest from January 26 (the birthday of former communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu) through March 1. The exhibition is carried out in partnership with Romania’s National History Museum, ...

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New evidence in the Revolution file: Three previous assassination attempts against the Ceausescus

Military prosecutor Marian Lazar has announced on Monday that investigation has substantially advanced in the Revolution file, with investigators ascertaining that evidence related to the organization of the revolution had been destroyed and that there had been three attempts to ...

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Two more communist torturers exposed

Two more communist torturers have been revealed on Thursday, with the Institute for Investigation of the Communism Crimes (IICCMER) filing criminal complaints against those two at the Prosecutor’s Office. One of the disclosed torturers is Marian Petrescu, former commander of ...

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Former residence of Ceaușescus opened for visitors after 26 years

Hundreds of people visited the former residence of the Ceausescu family, Primaverii Palace (Spring Palace), which opened to the public on Saturday. Built in the ’60s, the Spring Palace was the private residence of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu and their ...

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US Ambassador visited CNSAS

U.S. Ambassador Hans Klemm and staff from the Embassy of the United States of America in Bucharest visited the National Council for the Study of the Securitate Archives (CNSAS) on Monday.  The Ambassador was briefed on the agency and its ...

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