Rumänien: Holy Synod elects new Bishop of HuşiDuring the working session of the Holy Synod, chaired on 5 October by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, the members of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church elected by a majority vote the new Bishop of Huşi. Last weekend, the Metropolitan Synod (Episcopal Assembly) of Moldavia and Bukovina proposed two candidates for the Diocese of Huşi:
- His Grace Ignatie of Mureş, Assistant Bishop to the Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Spain and Portugal,
- The Very Rev. Archimandrite Nichifor Horia, Administrative exarch of the Iaşi Archdiocese and abbot of the Three Holy Hierarchs Monastery in Iaşi.
In his opening speech, Patriarch Daniel said that Saint Neophyte the Recluse from Cyprus would be added to the calendar of the Romanian Orthodox Church. (Quelle: www.basilica.ro, 5. Oktober 2017)