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 […]
In an annual Easter ritual sacred to Orthodox Christians, the “holy fire” was distributed at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem ...
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, the church’s governing body, has adopted hard-line policy positions ahead of the Pan-Orthodox ...
The head of the Taipei Representative Office in Greece, ambassador Paul Chang – whose diplomatic responsibilities also cover Bulgaria – ha ...
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 […]
The Bulgarian government has an approval rating of 30 per cent, down from 31 per cent a year ago, according to the results of a poll by the Exacta research […]
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 – […]
Visiting Sofia, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has held talks with Bulgarian Orthodox Church head Patriarch Neofit and with Chief Mufti Mustafa Hadji, with statements after the meetings […]
Sofia city council has embarked on penalising owners, including the ministries of health and of justice and the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, who have neglected buildings that are officially […]
Twenty million leva (about 10.2 million euro) is needed for urgent repairs to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s landmark St Alexander Nevsky cathedral in Sofia, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov told Parliament […]