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September 28, 2021
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President Basescu pays last respects to Priest Papacioc

President Traian Basescu went to the ‘Saint Mary’ Monastery in Techirghiol in order to pay his last respects to Priest Arsenie Papacioc who died at the age of 97. According to Mediafax, the Head of State was accompanied by his wife, the two placing a wreath on the priest’s coffin within the monastery’s church. Hundreds of people, both locals and tourists, have paid their last respects too. Archimandrite Priest Arsenie Papacioc, Father Confessor of the ‘Saint Mary’ Monastery in Techirghiol, died on Tuesday inside the monastery he served for 35 years. He is considered one of the most important father confessors in Orthodox Christianity.

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