Tag: Romania

Roma Inclusion in Romanian Orthodoxy: Too Little Too Late?
Culture and Arts, Orthodoxy and Modernity

Roma Inclusion in Romanian Orthodoxy: Too Little Too Late?

by Maria Alina Asavei April 8 is celebrated worldwide as the International Roma Day. Romani people both honour their culture across the world and commemorate the centuries of persecutions and mistreatment in light of present Romaphobia and persistent discrimination against the most vulnerable ethic group in Europe. On this occasion, the Archbishop Andrei of Cluj-Napoca…

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Civicness and Orthodoxy in Romanian Protests
Religion and Politics

Civicness and Orthodoxy in Romanian Protests

by Lucian Turcescu In December 2016, Romania’s political landscape changed following the parliamentary elections. The Social Democratic Party (PSD, successor to the Romanian Communist Party) won a plurality of seats (around 44%) in both the upper and lower chambers of Parliament, but fell short of securing a simple majority. With the help of the Alliance of…

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