TABOR - Tradition and Contemporaneity in the Romanian Orthodox Church
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Bishops, Archpriests and Orthodox priests as deputies of the National Assembly in Alba Iulia
The Romanian Orthodox Church played a major role in the movement of the national and political emancipation of the Romanians in Transylvania in the 19th century. This study seeks to identify the Orthodox clergy who were among the 1228 deputies, delegates or official representatives of “all Romanians in Transylvania, Banat and the Hungarian Land” who voted in Alba Iulia on December 1, 1918, “the union of those Romanians and of all territories inhabited by them with Romania “. The first part of the material briefly illustrates the events leading up to the convening of the Great National Assembly in Alba Iulia, and the second part presents the ex officio deputies and then the deputies elected in the electoral constituencies of Transylvania, Banat, Crişana and Maramureş.

Mircea Gheorghe Abrudan