STATEMENT OF THE CHANCELLERY OF THE BULGARIAN HOLY SYNOD CONCERNING THE PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL

Bulgarian Orthodox Church - July 2016 In connection with the spread of false and misleading statements on the internet regarding the latest decision of the Holy Synod on the Great and Holy Council of the Orthodox Church, to be held June 16-26, 2016 Crete the chancellery of the Holy Synod specifies the following: 1. The decision unanimously adopted ...

Bulgarian Patriarch asks Poroshenko to protect Ukrainian Orthodox believers from persecutions

Moscow, December 16, Interfax - Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria expressed his concerns with violations of Orthodox believers' rights in Ukraine. "We are seriously concerned with numerous registered facts of violating rights of the believers belonging to the only canonical Church in Ukraine. First of all, we refer to seizures of the UOC churches by force," the ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas Eve

25/12/13 The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks one of the biggest holidays – the Christmas Eve on Tuesday. Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day, a widely celebrated holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. It is a culturally significant celebration for most of the Western world and is widely observed as a full or ...

Consumer Society Won’t Make People Happier – Bulgarian Patriarch

September- 2013 The real needs of Bulgarians and people across the world relate to their daily toils and quest for harmony, argued Bulgaria's Patriarch Neofit. "The needs of Bulgarians today do not differ from those of Bulgarians in the past, or from those of citizens of other countries. Those are universal needs," said the head of ...

Bulgarian Patriarch to Meet with Putin during 1st Trip Abroad

20/7/13 The first visit abroad of the new Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit will be in Moscow, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church informs. The Patriarch is to lead a delegation which will take part in the celebrations of the 1025th anniversary of the converting of Russia to Christianity, the so-called "Baptism of Russia." The delegation will be in Moscow between July 23 and 30. The invitation has been extended by the Moscow Patriarchy. During the visit, Neofit will meet with Russian Patriarch Kiril and ...