All posts tagged Bulgarian Orthodox Church

turkish ambassador and patriarch neofit photo holy synod of the bulgarian orthodox church
April 8, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Issues including the property of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church in Turkey, problems linked to the flow of Syrian refugees and the situation of the Turkish minority in Bulgaria and the […]

On February 24, Metropolitan Neofit of Rousse was elected Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, as successor to Maxim who had died in November 2012. After a troubled path to the election that exposed bitter infighting in the Synod, Neofit moved to restore a credible position in society for the church, a task not made easier by the controversies that were to follow in 2013, including that around the death of Varna Metropolitan Kiril in July and the initial scandals around the election of a successor to Kiril.

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Neofit’s first ‘year of change’

March 23, 2014, by Momchil Metodiev

With the election of the Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Bishop Naum, as the new Metropolitan of Rousse – an office ma ...


Bishop Naum elected as new Bulgarian Orthodox Church Metropolitan of Rousse

March 23, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, on March 23 2014 elected Bishop Naum of Stob as the new Metropolitan of Rousse, ...

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Bulgarian Orthodox Church in Rousse elects two shortlisted candidates to be new Metropolitan

March 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Two Bulgarian Orthodox Church bishops were shortlisted on March 16 2014 as candidates to be the next Metropolitan of Rousse: Naum of Stob and Tiveriop ...

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    Bulgaria in 2013: An ‘Annus Horribilis’ in pictures
    January 6, 2014, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Arguably the first indication that Bulgaria was set for a year both bizarre and beset with turbulence was the strange episode on January 19 in which Movement for Rights and […]