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Update – Orthodox Patriarch Daniel: Fight against corruption should continue and the guilty ones must be punished

Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church made a “call to prayer” saying that “we need more than ever the peacemaker” for conflicts between people, society or between nations. The message was posted Thursday night on the Facebook page of ...

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Electoral campaign: PSD hands Orthodox Calendars with the party’s logo

In full electoral campaign, thousands of Arges County citizens have received from the representatives of the Social-Democratic Party (PSD) Christian-Orthodox calendars. Under the picture of Virgin Mary with Child it is placed the PSD logo. The 2017 calendar is also ...

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Why do Romanians call the Annunciation the Cuckoo Day?

The Feast of the Annunciation celebrated on March 25th every year marks the visit of the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary, to inform her that she would be the mother of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. In Romania, ...

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The enigmatic story of the Virgin Mary statue in Benesat

A mysterious statue ensemble having a stone carved statue of Virgin Mary as central piece can be found in a household in Benesat locality, Sălaj County. The historical monument made almost two centuries ago is hidden in a courtyard, half ...

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