All posts tagged Bulgarian Orthodox Church

The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
June 23, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian professor Kalin Yanakiev says that he is convinced that the Bulgarian Orthodox Church decided against attending the Pan-Orthodox Council in Crete because of influence from the Russian Orthodox Church. […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch sends call for Orthodox unity from Crete

June 16, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew sent a message of unity of Orthodox Churches upon his arrival in Crete for the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox ...

The Holy Synod in Alexander Nevsky cathedral in July 2011 for a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the enthronement of Maxim as Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: V Nikolov/

Bulgarian Orthodox Church lashes out at Sofia Pride parade

June 16, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

In what has become a customary verbal attack, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has criticised plans for the annual Sofia Pride Parade – in the case ...

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Russian Orthodox Church pulls out of Pan-Orthodox Council

June 13, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

In what was hardly a surprise move, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church called on June 13 for the postponement of the Pan-Orthodox Council d ...

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    1000 Orthodox scholars urge Pan-Orthodox Council to go ahead
    June 13, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Press Office of the Ecumenical Patriarchate received a notification this morning. An Open Letter of the Orthodox Scholars around the World To the most venerable Primates of the Autocephalous […]