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May 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, on May 20 ousted controversial cleric Archimandrite Dionisii from his post as dean of Sofia’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral. The Holy Synod […]

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Bulgarian Holy Synod again fails to meet on ‘fireworks’ cleric

May 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

For the second day, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body the Holy Synod failed to secure a quorum to discuss the fate of controversial ...

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Bulgarian church meeting on ‘fireworks’ cleric turns into damp squib

May 18, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The first day of a three-day meeting of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body the Holy Synod, due to discuss the fate of controversial ...

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Protests expected when Holy Synod meets on controversial Sofia cleric

May 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A May 18 meeting of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, to discuss the controversy surrounding Alexander Nevsky cath ...

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    Fireworks over fireworks at Sofia cathedral at Orthodox Easter
    May 5, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Archimandrite Dionisii, dean of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral in Sofia, is no stranger to controversy. A 2014 proposal to promote him to bishop was withdrawn by […]

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    Bulgaria celebrates Orthodox Easter
    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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    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 […]