The controversial Metropolitan of Plovdiv, Nikolai, has continued his campaign for a candidate in Bulgaria’s forthcoming mayoral elections, issuing an endorsement on one of the holiest days in the Bulgarian […]
Metropolitan Nikolai, the head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s largest diocese, Plovdiv, has generated new controversy with statements attacking ...
Laughter yoga is no laughing matter as far as the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is concerned, with inclusion of the topic in a school exam question prompt ...
Bulgaria’s former monarch and former prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg has written to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body the H ...
Two Bulgarian Orthodox Church metropolitans have backtracked on the controversial decision by the church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, to mention former monarch and former prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg in […]
The decision by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, for former monarch and former prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg to be honoured as “Tsar of the Bulgarians” in […]
Bulgarian head of state President Rossen Plevneliev has called on the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church to reconsider its decision to honour former monarch Simeon Saxe-Coburg in private […]
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, has decided to include a blessing for Simeon Saxe-Coburg as “His Majesty Simeon II, Tsar of the Bulgarians” in public and […]
Bulgarian Orthodox Church clergy and laity held a peaceful protest outside the Sofia headquarters of the Holy Synod, the church’s governing body, on December 9 against the proposed promotion to […]
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church Metropolitan of Varna, Yoan, made a call on October 31 against the growing popularity of Halloween in the country, urging that it not become “part of […]