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February 16, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

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 […]

Bulgarian customs officers seize 2356 litres of illegal rakiya – from two monasteries

February 9, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Customs Agency has confiscated 2356 litres of illegal rakiya – the country’s traditional distilled spirit – from th ...

Roumen Radev, Bulgaria’s new President, blessed in Bulgarian Orthodox Church ceremony

January 22, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Prayers and blessings were said for Bulgaria’s new head of state, President Roumen Radev, at a ceremony in Sofia’s landmark Alexander Nevs ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Vratsa Metropolitan Kalinik dies

December 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

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 t ...

  • Bulgarian Orthodox Church formally rejects Pan-Orthodox Council
    November 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, has formally rejected the Pan-Orthodox Council and its conclusions, it emerged from an announcement in Sofia on November 29. The Bulgarian Orthodox […]