2021CuprinsNR. 2 / 2021 (MAI-AUGUST)

CUPRINS NR. 2/2021 


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CUPRINS / CONTENTS

Blessing to all Romanians abroad
Address delivered on „Romanian Migrants’ Sunday”, 22 August 2021
† Daniel, Patriarch of Romania …………………… 15
PASTORAL LETTERS
Christ’s Resurrection – the beginning of eternal life for mankind
Pastoral letter of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel for the Holy
Easter – 2021 ………………….23
EVENTS
Treasure and Iconostasis of Romanian People’s Spirituality
Message addressed to the 85th anniversary of „Dimitrie Gusti”
National Museum of the Village in Bucharest, and the vernissage of
the Exhibition „The National Museum of the Village and the Royal
House of Romania”, 10 May 2021, † Daniel, Patriarch of Romania …….33
Message addressed by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel to Her Majesty
Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown, on the National Day
of Monarchy 
(10 May 2021) ………………………………….39
The third online conference on religious freedom during the pandemic
(13 May 2021)
Rev. Dn. Marinel Laurențiu Marcu (PhD cand.) ………………………..41
Retrospective considerations on the International Symposium of Science,
Theology and Art (ISSTA) 2021 entitled „Pastoral Work and Mission
in Diaspora”, organized by the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Alba

Iulia (17-18 May 2021)
Rev. Dn. lect. dr. Răzvan Brudiu ……………………………47
The historical patronal feast of the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest
(21 May 2021)
Vasile-Robert Nechifor (PhD cand.), Gabriel Rădășanu …………….56
The International Symposium entitled „The organization and
functioning of Orthodox monasticism: bimillennial tradition and today’s
challenges”
(24-26 May 2021)
Emilian Apostolescu, Ștefana Totorcea ……………………..68
The International Symposium „Pastoral care and mission in the
Romanian diaspora – challenges and perspectives. The Orthodox
Church’s care for the reposed, expressed in its consecrated hierurgies”

(Oradea, 8-9 June 2021)
Rev. assoc. prof. dr. Vasile Doru Fer ………………80
Christ’s martyrs – light and saintliness throughout the centuries –
50th anniversary of the uncovering of relics of Holy Martyrs Zotikos,
Attalos, Kamasis and Philippos

† Daniel, Patriarch of Romania …………………………..85
Congratulations addressed by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel to
Archbishop Timotei of Arad, on his 85th anniversary
(4 June 2021) …………90
380 years since the translation of Saint Paraskevi’s relics to Iaşi (12-13
June 2021), Tudorel-Constantin Rusu (PhD cand.) ………………….94
Meeting of the legal counsellors of the eparchies within the Romanian
Patriarchate
(17 June 2021)
Emilian Apostolescu …………………………105
Religious events dedicated to the patronal feast of the Metropolitan
Cathedral in Sibiu
(20-21 June 2021)
Ştefan Mărculeţ, PhD ……………………………109
Events dedicated to the patronal feast of „Saint John the New” Monastery,
Suceava
(22-24 June 2021), Irina Ursachi …………………115
Patronal feast of the Diocesan Cathedral in Huşi (29 June 2021)
Rev. Cosmin Gubernat ……………………………….128
Kind words bring light to communication (Message on the World
Social Media Day, 30 June 2021)

† Daniel, Patriarch of Romania ……………………………..134
Online conferences on government funding of religious communities,
and on religious education in the European Union
(17 June, 1 July 2021)
Rev. Dn. Marinel-Laurențiu Marcu (PhD cand.) ……………….137
New decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church
(21 July 2021) …………………………..145
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of
Romania
(22 July 2021)
Rev. Dn. Marinel-Laurențiu Marcu (PhD cand.) ………………………148
Anniversary events „The Celebration of Putna – 150. The continuity of
an ideal”
(Putna Monastery, 14-16 August 2021)
Protos. dr. Dosoftei Dijmărescu, Irina Ursachi ……………………..177
The Day of Romanian Language – celebrating the identity and dignity
of the Romanian people,
† Daniel, Patriarch of Romania ………..215
THE WORK AGENDA OF THE PATRIARCH OF ROMANIA
The work agenda of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian
Orthodox Church (1 May – 31 August 2021)
Archim. Andrei Anghel, Patriarchal Counselor (PhD cand.) ……….221
STUDIES
The lights on the tombs – the meaning and the benefit of the prayers
for the dead
† Daniel, Patriarch of Romania ………………………………………………243
The mission of our Church clergy in relation to Orthodox Romanians’
migration
† Emilian of Crișana, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Arad ……260
Religion and migration, religion and diaspora – new areas of research.
A historical and thematic overview
Lecturer habil. Alina Pătru, PhD ……………………………………………276
Ion Popescu-Pasărea – an outstanding representative of Romanian
Church music
Prof. Vasile Vasile, PhD …………………………………………………………289
The National Order of „the Star of Romania” – 1st Class (Collar). Past
and present
Răzvan Mihai Clipici ……………………………………………………………322

ROMANIAN ORTHODOX DIASPORA
The Holy Light of Easter for the Romanians in the United Arab Emirates
Protos. dr. Iachint Vardianu …………………………………………………..345
Message addressed by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel for the Day of
Romanians Abroad (30 May 2021) ………………………………………………….351
The 22nd session of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in
Germany (OBKD) (Köln, 23 June 2021) …………………………………………355
Care for Romanians everywhere – the establishment of the Romanian
Orthodox Parish in Ljubljana (23 June 2021)
Andrei Butu ………………………………………………………………………..359
Oath taking ceremony at the Rome Extension of „Patriarch Justinian”
Faculty of Orthodox Theology – the University of Bucharest (3 July 2021)
Rev. prof. dr. Ioan Moldoveanu …………………………………………….365
The pastoral-missionary conference of priests in the Romanian Orthodox
Metropolis of the Americas
Rev. George Bâzgan ……………………………………………………………..375

ORTHODOXY IN DIALOGUE
Her Excellency Sofia Grammata, ambassador of Greece to Bucharest,
presentation visit to the Romanian Patriarchate (9 June 2021)
The Department for Church and Inter-Religious Relations
and Romanian Ecclesiastical Communities Abroad …………………….385
Message sent by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel to the participants
in the 27th edition of „Pavleia” International Congress, Veria, Greece
(24 June 2021) ……………………………………………………………………………388
Inter-Orthodox communion at Durostor (10-11 July 2021)
† Visarion, Bishop of Tulcea ………………………………………………….390
Her Excellency Regina Lochner, the newly-appointed consul of the
Federal Republic of Germany to Timișoara, visits the Metropolitan
Residence in Timișoara (26 August 2021)
The Press Office of the Archdiocese of Timișoara ……………………….394
RESTITUTIONS
Immortality of the soul
† Saint Nektarios of Aegina (Nektarios Kefala) ……………………399
REVIEWS
Father Mina Dobzeu – spiritual director of Huşi: documents (1946-
2011); Adrian Nicolae Petcu, Pr. Nicolae Cătălin Luchian, Maria
Buţcu (editori); Huşi, Horeb Publishing House, 2021, 614 pp., ISBN
978-606-948-253-7
† Ignatie, Bishop of Huși ………………………………………………………433
Eustratius of Constantinople, On the state of souls after death,
Byzantine Theology Collection, Doxologia, Iași, 2020, 276 pp.,
ISBN 978-606-666-845-3
Protos. dr. Arsenie (Alin-Vasile) Pohrib ……………………………………439
Răzvan Brudiu (ed.), Meaningful conversations during the
pandemic, Reîntregirea Publishing House, Alba-Iulia, 2021, 500 pp.,
ISBN 978-606-509-476-5
Protos. dr. Maxim (Iuliu-Marius) Morariu ……………………………..443
Lidia Clarissa Nicolae, St Irodion of Lainici – the Star of Lainici,
in his times’ documents, Mitropolia Olteniei, Craiova, 2021, 250 pp.,
ISBN 978-606-731-094-8
Rev. lect. dr. Ioniţă Apostolache ……………………………………………446
Florin Ciprian Petre, De l’homme extérieur à l’homme intérieur.
L’anthropologie spirituelle de saint Jean Cassien, Cerf, Paris, 2021,
423 pp., ISBN 978-2-204-14635-7
Rev. Dn. conf. dr. Alexandru Mihăilă ……………………………………..449
Marc-Antoine Costa de Beauregard, Le Sacrement de l’homme, Les
Éditions du Cerf, Collection Cerf Patrimoines, Paris, 2021, 288 pp.,
ISBN 978-2-204-14336-3
Rev. dr. Alexandru-Lucian Ojică …………………………………………….452