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Romanian Calls For November 30 Public Holiday

Source: Bucarest Hebdo (Bucharest)
Posted on Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The Romanian Orthodox Church Patriarch has petitioned the Romanian Chamber of Deputies for it to declare November 30, the feast of St. Apostle Andrew, as a new annual legal public holiday.

Recall that in 2008, 2 new weekday public holidays were added to the official list of Romanian public holidays; Pentecost Monday (2008-03-18) and the feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, also know as the Assumption, on August 15 (2008-10-09), also at the request of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (2008-08-19).

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