All posts tagged Bulgarian Orthodox Church

  • The cathedral church of Alexander Nevsky in the Bulgarian capital city Sofia
    Bulgarian church row over return of the Archons
    June 25, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    A petition, public protest and open division among the Bulgarian Orthodox Church have followed the church’s new rules legitimising the awarding of the title “Archon” to lay people – with […]

  • Bulgarian Holy Synod bashes Sofia gay pride parade
    June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church said on June 14 that it was opposed to the annual Pride Parade in Sofia, scheduled for June 30. In a statement, […]

  • Plovdiv Metropolitan Nikolai, head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church in the country's second city
    Metropolitan Nikolai condemns Lady Gaga
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Just days after Lady Gaga was prevented from performing in Indonesia after local Muslim fundamentalists labelled her a devil, she was condemned by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s very own controversial […]