For other uses of this and similar names, see Missionary (disambiguation)
Missionary (disambiguation)
Missionary may refer to:* A missionary who travels to a region to work as part of a religious group* The missionary position for sexual intercourse* The Missionary, a 1982 film starring Michael Palin...


Misionarul (The Missionary) is a newspaper issued by the Metropolis of Bessarabia
Metropolis of Bessarabia
The Metropolis of Bessarabia is an autonomous Eastern Orthodox Metropolitan bishopric of the Romanian Orthodox Church. The Metropolis of Bessarabia was created in 1923 and organized in 1925, when the Archbishopric of Chișinău was raised to the rank of metropolis...

 in Chişinău
Chișinău is the capital and largest municipality of Moldova. It is also its main industrial and commercial centre and is located in the middle of the country, on the river Bîc...



The first edition was printed on October 6, 1929. The first editor in chief
Editor in chief
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 was Vladimir Burjacovschi (May 23, 1891, Sănătăuca
Sănătăuca is a commune in Floreşti district, Moldova. It is composed of a single village, Sănătăuca....

, Soroca County
Soroca County
Soroca was a county of Moldova. The seat was Soroca....

 - 1959, Bucharest
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). Among the authors were: Efim Tighineanu, Episcopul Policarp, Constantin N. Tomescu, Vladimir Burjacovschi, Vasile Ţepordei, Marin Ionescu, Alexandru Scvoznicov, Sergiu Roşca, Constantin Chirică, V. Prisăcaru, Corneliu Grumăzescu, T. Gogoncea, I. D. Oporan, V. Harea, Spiru L. Gheorghiu, protosinghel Ieraclie, protodiacon Beladanu, ierodiacon Serafim Gheorghiu.

External links

Vasile Secrieru, Revista "Misionarul" – repere istorice
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