Stefan Morariu

“Converting” the Orthodox in Transilvania to Greek Catholic Church In the late seventeenth century Habsburg Empire “converted” Orthodox Romanians in Transylvania to Greek Catholicism. The situation of Transylvanian Romanians was very heavy, according to “diploma” issued in Vienna by Leopold I, in 1691, which stipulated that only Hungarians, Saxons and Szeklers were the three “nations” …

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It is the celebration of the oldest holy martyrs known as the territory of Dobrogea, Epictetus and Astion, the Orthodox Church commemorates on 8 July. Description of life and their passion was kept in the Acts of the Martyrs with large details. They are known as saints Halmyris, the ancient Christian city located on the …

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All Saints Sunday and Romanian Saints Sunday encourages us to meditate on access to holiness. Spiritual progress remains real and pure only shelter discretion. The term called one of the finest and thinnest virtues that accompany the traveler on the road of perfection. Do not know what you’re doing. Saint knows that is holy is …

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DIVINE CHANT Author: Milena Munteanu Published in literary confluences Issue no. 1949 of May 2, 2016 Byzantine Choir of Toronto has kept his word, returning the day of Saint George in front of a broad audience, as it promised to do, to support another one of thematic concerts according to the liturgical season of the …

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