All posts tagged Bulgarian Orthodox Church

October 25, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The governing body of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the Holy Synod, elected Bishop Yakov as the new Metropolitan of Dorostol on October 25. Yakov, 49, thus becomes the Holy Synod’s […]

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Metropolitan who had Covid-19 dead at 78

August 19, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

A member of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body the Holy Synod, Metropolitan Amvrosiy of Dorostol, has died at the age of 78, the Hol ...

Orthodox Easter 2020: Scaled-down ‘holy fire’ ceremony in Jerusalem

April 18, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

In an annual Easter ritual sacred to Orthodox Christians, the “holy fire” was distributed at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Apri ...

Covid-19: Bulgaria’s nationalist leader Siderov investigated for breaking emergency regulations

April 13, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Sofia District Prosecutor’s Office has initiated an investigation into ultra-nationalist Ataka party leader and Sofia city councillor Volen ...

  • Bulgarian PM: No lockdown order for now
    March 19, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has ruled out for now a formal order for people to stay at home as a measure against Covid-19. Bulgarian National Radio reported Borissov as […]