His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel expressed his sorrow and offered his condolences following the repose of Prince Philip at the age of 99:
Bucharest, 9 April 2021
His Royal Highness Charles,
The Prince of Wales
Your Royal Highness,
With deep sadness, we have received the news of the passing away, on the 9 of April 2021, of your venerable father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
We kindly ask Your Royal Highness to transmit our sincere condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II and words of comfort to Her Majesty, in these moments of great distress.
At the same time, we pray God to place his soul in the light, peace and love of the Most Holy Trinity, to console the sorrowful British Royal Family and to bless all those who in these days of mourning show respect to late Prince Philip’s memory.
May his memory be eternal!
With esteem and blessings,
Patriarch of Romania