The Romanian Orthodox Church ( Romanian: Biserica Ortodoxă Română) is an autocephalous Orthodox Church in full communion with other Eastern Orthodox Christian Churches, one of the nine Patriarchates in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Since 1925, the Church's Primate bears the title of Patriarch.
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The Romanian Orthodox Church is an Eastern Orthodox church in Romania. More than 80 percent of Romanians belong to it.  The head of the church is the Patriarch of All Romania.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Old Calendarist Romanian Orthodox Church (Romanian: Biserica Ortodoxă de Stil Vechi din România) is an Orthodox Church that uses the old-style Julian calendar. This church was split in 1925 by Metropolitan Glicherie, formerly a member of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
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Height (max) 27 m (89 ft) The Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel Romanian Orthodox Church ( Romanian: Biserica „Sf. Arhangheli Mihail şi Gavriil” Mălainiţa) is a church in Malajnica, in the Timok Valley, Serbia, consecrated in 2004. It is the first Romanian church in eastern Serbia in 170 years, during which time Romanians in the Timok Valley had not been allowed to hear liturgy services in their native language.
The Romanian Orthodox Church (Romanian: Biserica Ortodoxă Română) is an autocephalous Orthodox Church in full communion with other Eastern Orthodox Christian Churches and ranked seventh in order of precedence. Since 1925, the Church's Primate bears the title of Patriarch.
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Some Romanian Orthodox regard their church to be the first national, first attested, and first apostolic church in Europe and view the Apostle Andrewas the church's founder. Most historians, however, hold that Christianity was brought to Romania by the occupying Romans. The Roman province had traces of all imperial religions, including Mithraism, but Christianity, a religio illicita, existed among some of the Romans. The Roman Empire soon found it was too costly to maintain a permanent garrison north of the lower Danube. As a whole, from 106 AD a permanent military and administrative Roman presence was registered only until 276 AD. (In comparison, Britain was militarily occupied by Romans for more than six centuries—and English is certainly not a Romance language, while the Church of England had no Archbishop before the times of Pope St. Gregory the Great.) Clearly, Dacians must have been favored linguistically and religiously by some unique ethnological features, so that after only...
The Church of Romania is organized as a patriarchate. The highest hierarchical and canonical authority of the church is the Holy Synod.
Father Dumitru Stăniloae (1903-1993) was one of the greatest Orthodox theologians of the 20th century. His magnum opus, aside from his Duhovnicesc ("deepest spiritual"), is the comprehensive collection, compiled over 45 years, known as the Romanian Philokalia.
Metropolitan See of Muntenia and Dobrogea 1. Archdiocese of Bucharest 2. Archdiocese of Tomis 3. Archdiocese of Târgovişte 4. Diocese of Buzău 5. Diocese of Argeş and Muscel 6. Diocese of Dunărea de Jos 7. Diocese of Slobozia and Călăraşi 8. Diocese of Alexandria and Teleorman 9. Diocese of Giurgiu Metropolitan See of Moldova and Bucovina 1. Archdiocese of Iaşi 2. Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuţi 3. Diocese of Roman 4. Diocese of Huşi Metropolitan See of Transylvania (Ardeal) 1. Archdiocese of Sibiu 2. Diocese of Covasna and Harghita Metropolitan See of Cluj, Alba, Crişana and Maramureş 1. Archdiocese of Vad, Feleac, and Cluj 2. Archdiocese of Alba Iulia 3. Diocese of Oradea (including Bihor and Sălaj) 4. Diocese of Maramureş and Sătmar Metropolitan See of Oltenia 1. Archdiocese of Craiova 2. Diocese of Râmnic 3. Diocese of Severin and Strehaia Metropolitan See of Banat 1. Archdiocese of Timişoara 2. Diocese of Arad, Ienopole, and Hălmagiu 3. Diocese of Caransebeş 4. Romanian Orth...
Wikipedia:Romanian Orthodox Church(as of Jan. 22, 2005) provided the initial form, but article has been significantly revised and expanded in the interim.
Autocephaly recognized universally de facto, by some Autocephalous Churches de jure. Partially recognized autocephaly by Constantinople, the Church of Greece, and Alexandria. The Romanian Orthodox Church (Romanian: Biserica Ortodoxă Română) is an autocephalous Orthodox Church in full communion with
In 1761, Petru Pavel Aron (1709–1764), the Bishop of Făgăraș and head of the Romanian Greek Catholic Church, translated Biblia Vulgata into Romanian. While the Romanian Orthodox kept Church Slavonic as the official liturgical language till 1863, the Romanian Church United with Rome has been using the Romanian vernacular ever since its ...
It is the second largest Romanian denomination after the Romanian Orthodox Church, and one of the 16 state-recognized religions. Overall data for 2011 indicated that there were 870,774 Romanian citizens adhering to the Roman Catholic Church (4.3% of the population).
Serbian Orthodox Church gained autocephaly in 1219, patriarchate status in 1345, while it was abolished in long periods during the Ottoman period. The Patriarchate was reunited in 1919–22. Romanian Orthodox Church. Today the largest self-governing Church after Russia, it was declared autocephalous in 1885 and became a patriarchate in 1925.