All posts tagged Bulgarian Orthodox Church

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 April 18, Great Saturday in the […]

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 ...

Covid-19 in Bulgaria: Roundup, April 12 – From shared spoons to the euro zone

April 12, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

April 12 saw the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Bulgaria rise by six to a total of 675, and the death toll among those who had tested positi ...

Easter 2020: Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s flight to fetch ‘Holy Fire’ cancelled

April 9, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

A flight on a Bulgarian government aircraft to Israel to fetch the “Holy Fire” – a key part of Eastern Orthodox Christian Easter rit ...

  • 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 […]