Memorial liturgies were held on November 15 in all Bulgarian Orthodox churches for the victims of the series of terrorist attacks in Paris two days earlier. Bulgarian Orthodox Church head […]
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I may find himself waiting a long time, perhaps forever, before he gets invited to visit Bulgaria again. Even after h ...
A visit by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I to Bulgaria ended with eyebrows raised as a meeting with Prime Minister Boiko Borissov was cancelled – ...
Bulgarian Orthodox Church head Patriarch Neofit and his guest Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew jointly celebrated a liturgy on November 8 in Bulgarian ...
Bulgarian head of state President Rossen Plevneliev conferred the country’s highest honour, the Stara Planina first degree, on Neofit, Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and Sofia Metropolitan, at a […]
Bulgaria’s Cabinet said on October 13 that it had proposed to head of state President Rossen Plevneliev to confer the country’s highest state honour, the Stara Planina first degree, on […]
The governing body of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the Holy Synod, has called on the country’s government not to admit more refugees, while saying it has compassion and solidarity for […]
The controversial Metropolitan of Plovdiv, Nikolai, has continued his campaign for a candidate in Bulgaria’s forthcoming mayoral elections, issuing an endorsement on one of the holiest days in the Bulgarian […]
Metropolitan Nikolai, the head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s largest diocese, Plovdiv, has generated new controversy with statements attacking national government policy, the city’s mayor – and speaking out against […]
Laughter yoga is no laughing matter as far as the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is concerned, with inclusion of the topic in a school exam question prompting the church to order […]