All posts tagged Bulgarian Orthodox Church

May 1, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

In an annual ceremony revered by Orthodox Christians as a key part of Easter celebrations, the “Holy Fire” appeared in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on May […]

Bulgaria’s Epiphany rituals amid pandemic make many cross

January 6, 2021, by The Sofia Globe staff

Indignation erupted on social networks in Bulgaria on January 6 as, in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic, gatherings were held across the country for the ...

Covid-19: Bulgarian Orthodox Church reluctant to speak as clergy hit

November 24, 2020, by The Sofia Globe staff

Around the time of Easter 2020, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church was at the core of controversy as it persisted in keeping churches open even as concern ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, the Holy Synod, elects new member

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 ...