The Week in Pictures: July 20 – 26, 2020

A photo review of Orthodox life from the week July 20 – 26, 2020: the birthday anniversary of the Romanian Patriarch, the enthronement of the new Archbishop of Suceava and Rădăuți, unique landscapes and radiant portraits seen through the lens of professional and amateur photographers.

His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel blessed the reliquaries for the relics of Venerable Iosif of Văratec and Saint George the Pilgrim. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Helicopters flying by the National Cathedral on the Day of Romanian Aviation and of the Romanian Air Force. Photo: Facebook / Cătălin Năstase
Te Deum service officiated by HG Benedict of Bistrița at the Europa Christiana Hall of the Patriarchate Palace, before the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
The Patriarch of Romania blessed the Belvedere wing of the “Family” – Pantelimon Cultural and Missionary Center, assisted by members of the Romanian Holy Synod. Photo: / Raluca Ene
Members of Trinitas TV team at Arbore Monastery in the county of Suceava. Trinitas TV is the Television of the Romanian Patriarchate. Photo: Facebook / Simona Ştefania Iordache
Te Deum service for the birthday of the Romanian Patriarch Daniel was officiated respecting the sanitary protection rules imposed by the pandemic. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
The iconostasis of the Hall of Crosses from the Ecclesial Center in München. Photo: Bishop Sofian of Brașov
The feast of the Zaleszańska Icon of the Mother of God and the canonization of the Hieromartyrs of Podlaskie, killed in 1946 by the inhabitants of the Zaleszany village. Photo: Facebook / Aleksander Wasyluk Photography
Protection mask featuring a mosaic portrait of the Holy Emperor Justinian the Great. Photo: Twitter / Peter Frankopan
Archbishop Elpidophoros met President Donald Trump and Vicepresident Mike Pence to discuss on the Hagia Sophia issue. Photo: Facebook / Orthodox Observer
Caraiman Monastery at sunset. Photo: Facebook / Drumea Gabriel
HG Timotei of Sătmar at the wooden Holy Archangels Church in Bicaz, a historical monument. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Bezdin Serbian Monastery is located near Munar village in the county of Arad, on the right bank of the River Mureș. Photo: Facebook / Sorin Onișor
Reconsecration of the Church in Sânboieni, Cluj county. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj, Maramureș and Sălaj
Model and movie star Monica Bârlădeanu went on “a trip for the soul” to the monasteries in Vâlcea county. Photo: Facebook / Monica Bârlădeanu
Two children on the steps of the church in Letea, Tulcea county. Photo: Facebook / Dan Văscu
Portraits of the faithful participating in the enthronization ceremony of the new Archbishop of Suceava and Rădăuți. Photo: / Raluca Ene
Famous radio host Daniel Buzdugan visits Antim Monastery in Bucharest. Photo: Facebook / Daniel Buzdugan
HE Calinic, the new Archbishop of Suceava and Rădăuți blesses the faithful after his enthronization. Photo: / Raluca Ene

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