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August 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

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 […]

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Bulgarian church Plovdiv Metropolitan in new controversy over political statements

August 9, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Metropolitan Nikolai, the head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s largest diocese, Plovdiv, has generated new controversy with statements attacking ...

The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian Orthodox Church speaks out against ‘laughter yoga’ school exam question

June 24, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

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 ...

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Don’t call me king during liturgies, Saxe-Coburg tells Bulgarian Orthodox Church

May 9, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s former monarch and former prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg has written to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body the H ...