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The Martyred Bishops of the Romanian Greekcatholic Church United With Rome

by Peter-Michael Preble

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Published by Illyricum Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - History - Catholic,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Religion - Roman Catholic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11805129M
    ISBN 100974729515
    ISBN 109780974729510

      in Catholic News - Pope Ma Comments Off on Seven 20th-century Romanian bishops declared martyrs Vatican City, / pm (CNA).- Pope Francis declared Tuesday the martyrdom of seven Greek-Catholic bishops killed by the communist regime in Romania in the midth century.   The seven martyred Greek-Catholic bishops were beatified on the Liberty Field in Blaj. Sovereign Pontiff on beatified bishops: They left a precious inheritance to Romanian people. May Blessed Virgin Mary guide you to a genuine future of progress, peace - EVENTS.

    Romanian Orthodox Church. The Greek-Catholic bishops and leading clergy were all imprisoned; the faithful resisted as best they could. At the time, the Romanian Orthodox patriarch ate did make at least a faint protest against this obvious violation of religious freedom, but the government soon quashed. Christianity in the 4th century was dominated in its early stage by Constantine the Great and the First Council of Nicaea of , which was the beginning of the period of the First seven Ecumenical Councils (–), and in its late stage by the Edict of Thessalonica of , which made Nicene Christianity the state church of the Roman Empire.

    Pope Francis declared the martyrdom of seven Greek-Catholic bishops killed by the communist regime in Romania in the midth century. Bishops Valeriu Traian Frentiu, Vasile Aftenie, Ioan Suciu, Tito Livio Chinezu, Ioan Balan, Alexandru Rusu, and Iuliu Hossu were declared to have been killed “in hatred of the faith” between and , during the Soviet occupation of Romania and the. Relations between the Romanian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church are good and both pray for Church unity. When Pope Francis met Patriarch Daniel and his brother bishops, he did so in a recently built Orthodox cathedral that was part funded by a gift of US$, made by Saint Pope John Paul II when he visited Romania in


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The Martyred Bishops of the Romanian Greekcatholic Church United With Rome by Peter-Michael Preble Download PDF EPUB FB2

But to legitimize this, the Communist regime needed a bishop of the Catholic Church to "convert." "The Martyred Bishops of the Romanian Greek-Catholic Church United with Rome" presents the story of each of the bishops who, refusing to convert to the Orthodox-Communist sect, won the crown of martyrdom.

Some died while in prison.4/5(1). Alexandru Rusu (Novem – May 9, ) was the first bishop of the Greek-Catholic Diocese of Maramureş and elected in as the Metropolitan of the Romanian Church United with Rome. He studied in Bistrita, Targu Mures, Blaj, and Budapest where he obtained his doctorate in theology.

On Jhe was ordained a priest. The Romanian Greek Catholic Church or Romanian Church United with Rome, Greek-Catholic (Romanian: Biserica Română Unită cu Roma, Greco-Catolică) is a sui iuris Eastern Catholic Church, in full union with the Roman Catholic has the rank of a Major Archiepiscopal Church and it uses the Byzantine liturgical rite in the Romanian is part of the Major Archiepiscopal Country: Romania.

Blaj, Romania, Jun 2, / am MT ().-Declaring their beatification Sunday in Romania, Pope Francis said seven martyred Greek-Catholic bishops gave their lives for fidelity to the Church. From the night of the 28 Novemberwhen all the Greek-Catholic bishops were arrested, until the 25 Decemberwhich marked the end of the Communist regime, the only Divine Liturgy in the Romanian language available to the faithful in that country, was that broadcast by Vatican Radio.

He died on Jan. 31, In official documents the Greek Catholic Church now calls itself "The Romanian Church United With Rome." The Congregation for the Eastern Churches sponsored a meeting of the bishops and other representatives of the Romanian Greek Catholic Church in Rome from Jan.

17 to 22,   Pope Francis Beatifies Seven Martyred Romanian Bishops. June 5, the Eastern-rite Romanian Catholic Church as Pope Francis celebrates a Divine Liturgy and the beatification of the seven bishops at Liberty Field in Blaj, Romania, June 2.

located on the grounds of Blaj’s Greek Catholic Theological Seminary – is both a symbol of. Romfilatelia puts into circulation the postage stamp issue entitled “Martyr Bishops in the Order of Saints”, dedicated to the beatification of seven Romanian Greek Catholic martyrs, by His Holiness Pope Francis, on the occasion of his visit to Blaj, on June 2 nd this year.

Sincethe Communist regime has outlawed the Greek Catholic Church. Consequently, the Romanian Greek Catholic.

Pope Warns Of New Ideologies As He Beatifies Greek-Catholic Martyrs In Romania Αssociated Press Pope Francis arrives to preside over the celebration of Divine Liturgy and the beatification of seven martyred bishops of the Eastern-rite Romanian Catholic Church, in Blaj, Romania.

Pope Francis greets the crowd before celebrating a Divine Liturgy and the beatification of seven martyred bishops of the Eastern-rite Romanian Catholic Church at Liberty Field in Blaj, Romania. First Martyrs of the Church of Rome’s Story. There were Christians in Rome within a dozen or so years after the death of Jesus, though they were not the converts of the “Apostle of the Gentiles” (Romans ).

Paul had not yet visited them at the time he wrote his great letter in A.D. There was a large Jewish population in Rome. The Romanian Church United with Rome, Greek-Catholic (Romanian: Biserica Română Unită cu Roma, Greco-Catolică) is an Eastern Catholic Church which is in full union with the Roman Catholic is ranked as a Major Archiepiscopal Church and uses the Byzantine liturgical rite in the Romanian language.

Sincethe Romanian Greek-Catholic Church has been led by the Most. During a Divine Liturgy in the city of Blaj on Sunday, Pope Francis beatifies seven Greek- Catholic bishops who were martyred under the communist regime in Romania.

By Vatican News All seven of the Greek-Catholic bishops were arrested in All of them were imprisoned and left to die of hunger, exposure, disease, or the [ ]. The beautification process of the seven Greek Catholic bishops of Romania who were killed by the communist regime between and will be conducted by Pope Francis on 2 nd June The postulators of the bishops cause for beautification and vice rector of the Romanian Seminary in Rome, Fr Vasile Man said to the CNA Reporters that these bishops were already considered martyrs for the.

The Church Honors 7 Bishops Who Died as Martyrs at the Hands of Communism in Romania. Ma Source: Statue de Mgr Valeriu Traian Frentiu. Rome’s recognition in a decree on Maof the martyrdom of seven Romanian bishops under the Communist regime is an opportunity to highlight the persecutions suffered by the.

Accused of burning Rome by Nero, the martyrs were burned as living torches, crucified, and fed to wild animals. These martyrs died before Sts. Peter and Paul, and are called “disciples of the Apostles whom the Holy Roman church sent to their Lord before the Apostles’ death.”. Oradea, Romania.

JDivine Liturgy celebrated in the memory of my mother, Mărieș Margareta Ema (BornCarei, Romania - Died J The justification for this act was typical propaganda: the Greek Catholic bishops had distanced themselves from the people to serve imperialist interests, obeying the Pope of Rome.

There were six authentic Greek Catholic bishops in Romania at that point. All were arrested at the close of The holy men and women are also called the "Protomartyrs of Rome." They were accused of burning Rome by Nero, who burned Rome to cover his own crimes.

Some martyrs were burned as living torches at evening banquets, some crucified, others were fed to wild animals. These martyrs died before. The Romanian Greek-Catholic Church, to which the new blesseds belonged, is a Byzantine rite Church in communion with the Holy See. In his homily, the pope emphasized that an important part of the spiritual legacy of the new blesseds was the mercy they showed in their readiness to suffer martyrdom meekly and without hatred toward their persecutors.

Thus began one of the darkest eras in the history of the Roman Catholic Church in Romania. beatification of seven bishops martyred in those days, between and farewell to Romania.He will also beatify seven Greek-Catholic bishops who were martyred during communist rule, when Catholics were brutally persecuted.

Αssociated Press Pope Francis waves as he is welcomed by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, right, and his wife Carmen, left, upon his arrival from Rome at Henri Coanda International Airport in Otopeni, near.The Greek-Catholic Church of Romania is also rooted in the Word of God, in the teaching of the Fathers and in the Byzantine tradition, but in addition finds her own particular expression in her union with the Apostolic See, in the mark of the 20th-century persecutions and in the Latin character of her people.