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Romanian top officials send messages of harmony, understanding and hope on Holy Easter. Orthodox Church’s Patriarch Daniel: Holy Easter gives a meaning to our entire existence

President Klaus Iohannis on Sunday conveyed an Easter message on his Facebook page urging the Romanians to enjoy harmony and understanding next to their beloved.

“On the Holy Easter, the holiday of communion and solidarity, I wish you to enjoy harmony and understanding alongside the people you love! Christ Is Risen!”, the President’s message reads.

The Senate’s President and chairman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE) Calin Popescu-Tariceanu wishes the Romanians in a Holy Easter message posted on Sunday on his Facebook page, that the Resurrection of Lord Jesus may find them full of hope.

In his turn, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies and leader of the main ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) Liviu Dragnea has written on his Facebook page an Easter message saying that “The Holy Light” of the Resurrection “make us better people, more generous, with our hearts warm and more open.”

Prime minister Viorica Dancila on Sunday sent an Easter message on the Gov’t’s official Facebook page where stressing that the spirit of the scriptures tells us to be better, to cherish and love our neighbour, and give priority to the things that are binding us.

The Internal Affairs minister Carmen Dan says in her message on the Holy Easter posted on her Facebook page that “it is a time when nobody should be sad, nobody should cry, because all the reasons to being sad now appear to be of no importance in front of the win upon death” adding that on the Holy night we must remember “we are all made of stardust”.

The National Defence minister Mihai Fifor, in his message on Holy Easter tells the Romanian military wherever they serve under the Romanian flag – in the country or in various spots of the world – as well as the veterans of our Army and the families of the fallen on the line of duty, that their sacrifice won’t be given to oblivion, wishing them “Happy Easter holidays!”.


Orthodox Church’s Patriarch Daniel: Holy Easter gives a meaning to our entire existence


“The celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord gives a meaning to our entire existence”, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (BOR) Daniel said in his word on the occasion of the Resurrection service at the downtown Bucharest Patriarchal Cathedral, delivered alongside the patriarchal Vicar Bishop Varlaam Ploiesteanul and the Vicar Bishop of the Bucharest Archbishopric Timotei Prahoveanul.

“This celebration of Our Lord’s Resurrection is the Church’s heart of light and fire in general and of the Orthodoxy in particular. This celebration is giving a meaning to our entire existence. That’s why in the Synaxarium of the holiday it is said that today we celebrate the transition of the being to the uncreatedness of the Universe,” the patriarch said.

The head of the BOR asserted that the entire history is heading to its resurrection and urged the attendees to give peace and joy to the ones around them, these Easter days.

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