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The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
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September 28, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, said on September 28 that it had unanimously decided to dismiss Stara Zagora Metropolitan Galaktion on the grounds of severe ill […]

The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Controversy over Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s silence on murder of French priest

August 9, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Controversy has erupted over the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s failure to convey condolences on the murder of French Roman Catholic priest Father ...

The headquarters in Sofia of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian professor: Russia wants to divide the Orthodox Christian world

June 23, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgarian professor Kalin Yanakiev says that he is convinced that the Bulgarian Orthodox Church decided against attending the Pan-Orthodox Council in ...

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Ecumenical Patriarch sends call for Orthodox unity from Crete

June 16, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew sent a message of unity of Orthodox Churches upon his arrival in Crete for the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox ...

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    1000 Orthodox scholars urge Pan-Orthodox Council to go ahead
    June 13, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Press Office of the Ecumenical Patriarchate received a notification this morning. An Open Letter of the Orthodox Scholars around the World To the most venerable Primates of the Autocephalous […]