The Shalom Organisation of the Jews in Bulgaria has decided to donate the synagogue in Vidin, a port town in north-western Bulgaria on the banks of the Danube, to the […]
Father Paolo Cortese, the Roman Catholic priest recalled from Bulgaria after getting death threats for sheltering a Syrian refugee family, has challen ...
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, unanimously elected 47-year-old Bishop Grigorii on March 12 as the new Metropoli ...
Three rounds of voting by a diocesan electoral college on March 5 produced a shortlist of two candidates to be the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s n ...
The nomination of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church for the Nobel Peace Prize for its role in preventing the deportation of Bulgarian Jews to Nazi death camps during the Holocaust was […]
Bulgaria’s Customs Agency has confiscated 2356 litres of illegal rakiya – the country’s traditional distilled spirit – from the Bachkovo and Troyan monasteries. The agency said that the rakiya, lacking […]
Prayers and blessings were said for Bulgaria’s new head of state, President Roumen Radev, at a ceremony in Sofia’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral after his inauguration on January 22 2017. […]
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church Metropolitan of Vratsa, Kalinik, died on December 26 at the age of 85. Kalinik, who headed the Vratsa diocese for more than 40 years, had been […]
In a unanimous vote on December 11, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod elected Bishop Kipriyan as the new Metropolitan of Stara Zagora, a post that makes him a member […]
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, will on December 11 choose from between two candidates to be the next Metropolitan of Stara Zagora, shortlisted from a field […]