09/03/2014: STRENGTH COMES OUT OF UNITY. CROCEU statement in view of the European elections on 22-25 May 2014
The members of the Committee of the Representatives of Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU) met in Brussels and agreed to publish this Statement in view of the upcoming elections of May 2014, in the twenty eight member states of the European Union, in order to renew the 751 members of the European Parliament for the next five years.
14/02/2014: The spring session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church
On Thursday, 13 February 2014, at the Patriarchal Residence in Bucharest, the spring session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church was convened, under the presidency of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. Preceded by the celebration of the pontifical Divine Liturgy, the meeting gathered all metropolitans, archbishops, bishops and assistant bishops of the Romanian Patriarchate. The Holy Synod is the body with the highest authority in all fields of activity of the Church, and is convened twice yearly for regular sessions, as well as for extraordinary sessions whenever needed.
14/12/2013: Teaching Religious Education in the Public Schools of the EU Member States
Over 700 teachers of Religious Education gathered together on Friday, 13 December 2013, at the Patriarchal Palace in Bucharest for their annual meeting. On this occasion a brochure on Teaching Religious Education in the Public Schools of the EU Member States, prepared by the Representation of the Romanian Orthodox Church to the European Institutions was launched.
8/11/2013: The European “pro-life” Citizen Initiative One of Us reaches first place with over 1,891,000 signatures!
On Monday 11th November 2013, the calculation of the individual supports given to the European Citizen Initiative One of Us will be closed. This number will be greater than 1,891,000, which makes this pro-life initiative the first and the largest success. 20 countries have reached the minimum threshold of signatures required by the European Commission, evidencing that the will to defend the human embryo is deeply rooted within the populations of Europe.