Archive for March 12th, 2017

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March 12, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

With two weeks to go to Bulgaria’s March 26 2017 early parliamentary elections, the past few days have seen matters becoming quite more heated – on occasion, between people who […]

Belene case Catholic priest: ‘Where are you, Patriarch Neofit? Where are you, Mr President Radev?’

March 12, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Father Paolo Cortese, the Roman Catholic priest recalled from Bulgaria after getting death threats for sheltering a Syrian refugee family, has challen ...

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

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Holy Synod names Bishop Grigorii as new Metropolitan of Vratsa

March 12, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, unanimously elected 47-year-old Bishop Grigorii on March 12 as the new Metropoli ...

Protest held in Sofia over Roman Catholic priest recalled from Bulgaria after death threats for sheltering Syrian refugees

March 12, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

A group of Bulgarians from a civil society pressure group held a protest outside the Presidency in Sofia on March 12 in solidarity with Father Paolo C ...