A Cross with Emeralds
The text describes episodes in the Romanian church life before 1989, when freedom was limited. In the official publications seldom did appear articles dealing with books from, realities of or events in the life of the Church. The author presents a few memorable meetings with His Beatitude Patriarch Teoctist, before and after his enthronement as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
Keywords: monastery, Patriarch Teoctist, visits, memories