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May 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Orthodox Church head Patriarch Neofit and Chief Mufti Mustafa Hadji have held talks, emphasising good relations of mutual respect between Christians and Muslims in Bulgaria and with Hadji formally […]

Dzhumaya Mosque, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Muslim leader condemns hacking attack on Bulgarian Orthodox Church website

May 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Chief Mufti, spiritual leader of Bulgaria’s Muslims, has condemned the hacking attack on the website of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orth ...

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Hacking attack on Bulgarian Orthodox Church website ‘revenge for assault on Plovdiv mosque’

May 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Hackers attacked the official website of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, leaving a message saying that this was revenge for the February 14 assault on ...

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 to visit Russia

May 14, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Patriarch Neofit, head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, is to visit Russia from May 23 to 29, the church’s governing body the Holy Synod announced. ...