All posts tagged Bulgarian Orthodox Church

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May 1, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Orthodox Church head Patriarch Neofit presided at the traditional evening liturgy on the night of April 30 as the country’s Orthodox Christian majority celebrated Easter 2016, this year marked […]

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‘Holy Fire’ appears in Jerusalem as Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

April 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

In an annual Easter ritual sacred to Orthodox Christians, the “holy fire” was distributed at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem ...

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Bulgarian Orthodox Church: Besides the Orthodox Church ‘there are no other churches, only heresies and schisms’

April 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, the church’s governing body, has adopted hard-line policy positions ahead of the Pan-Orthodox ...

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Ambassador of Taiwan donates to Bulgarian Orthodox Church charity

April 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The head of the Taipei Representative Office in Greece, ambassador Paul Chang – whose diplomatic responsibilities also cover Bulgaria – ha ...

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    Muslims in Bulgarian village restore Christian church
    April 9, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Muslim community in a Bulgarian village have raised funds and contributed their labour to restore a century-old Orthodox Christian church. For the first time in decades, the bell of […]

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    Proposed changes to laws on religions in Bulgaria spark ire
    March 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Two draft bills tabled in Bulgaria’s Parliament by opposition socialist MPs to amend the law on religious denominations – including provisions that would limit the activities of foreign clerics – […]