Archive for May 6th, 2019

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May 6, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Opening the second day of his visit to Bulgaria, Pope Francis visited the Vrazhdebna refugee reception centre in capital city Sofia, receiving a warm reception from the about 50 children […]

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Plovdiv Metropolitan Nikolai launches stinging attack on Pope’s visit

May 6, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Controversial hardline Plovdiv Metropolitan of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Nikolai, has launched a vitriolic attack on the visit to the country by ...

Bulgaria includes Second World War vehicles in 2019 Armed Forces Day parade

May 6, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Armed Forces Day 2019, celebrated on May 6, saw the inclusion of a number of Second World War German-made vehicles in the traditional ...

Pope Francis serves first communion to 242 children in Bulgaria’s town of Rakovski

May 6, 2019, by The Sofia Globe staff

May 6 was a joyous day for 242 Roman Catholic children from all over Bulgaria when Pope Francis served them their first communion at a service held in ...