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Reformed Church in Romania

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The Reformed Church in Romania (Hungarian: Romániai Református Egyház; Romanian: Biserica Reformată din România) is the organization of the Calvinist church in Romania. The majority of its followers are of Hungarian ethnicity and Hungarian is the main church language. The large majority of the Church's parishes are located in Transylvania; according to the 2002 census, 701,077 people or 3.15% of the total population belong to the Reformed Church. 95% of the members were Hungarian ethnicity.

Contents

The religious institution is composed of two bishoprics, the Királyhágómellék Reformed Church District and the Transylvanian Reformed Church District. The headquarters are at Oradea and Cluj-Napoca, respectively.

Together with the Unitarian Church of Transylvania and the two Lutheran churches of Romania (the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Romania and the Evangelical Church of Augustan Confession), the Calvinist community runs the Protestant Theological Institute of Cluj.

Doctrine

The church adheres to the:

Creeds

  • Apostle Creed
  • Nicene Creed
  • Athanasian Creed
  • Confessions

  • Heidelberg Catechism
  • Second Helvetic Confession.
  • References

    Reformed Church in Romania Wikipedia


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