SHOOTING OF DOC ON BULGARIA’S ‘LIVING SAINT’ FINISHED

June 2015 Movie Website here: Filming of The Silent Angel, a documentary dedicated to Bulgarian centenarian Elder Dobri("Dyado Dobri") is now ready after several moths of shooting, local media outlets report. Bulgarian, German and US producers have said their work is now entering into a process of editing. In a matter of months it will be released in ...

Patriarch Pavle Fund – for rehabilitation of the effects of the natural disasters

Church of Serbia - 24/5/14 The "Patriarch Pavle" Fund opened a special account for the rehabilitation of the effects of natural disasters.  Name of the bank client:  The Serbian Orthodox Church -  The Serbian Patriarchate - The "Patriarch Pavle" Fund - for the rehabilitation of the effects of natural disasters.  Komercijalna bank, account no. : 205-480-06 You can pay humanitarian aid on this ...

Orthodox church in Kosovo robbed

InSerbia - 02/04/14 ZVECAN – The Orthodox church and the parish house in the Babin Most village in northern Kosovo-Metohija were robbed last night by unknown perpetrators, Zvecan-based TV Most reported early Monday. It is the third time the church, situated just outside Obilic, has been targeted by robbers. This time, the thieves also broke down the parish ...

Alleged child molester, bishop Kacavenda, “punished” by Serbian Orthodox Church

St. Vasilije monastery in Bijeljina, image credits: http://www.kurir-info.rs/

27/4/13 BELGRADE – Bishop of Zvornik and Tuzla, Vasilije Kacavenda, who has been retired by Serbian Orthodox Church, will leave his lavish palace in Bijeljina and move into a cell of the male monastery Vasilije Ostroski in the center of Bijeljina or monastery Sisatovac on Fruska Gora, reports news magazine “Kurir”. Recently, after the affair of sexual ...

Bulgarians from Bosilegrad raise funds for the restoration of the burnt church in Bolgrad

FOCUS News Agency 31/5/2012 Bosilegrad. The fund-raising campaign in Bosilegrad for the restoration of the burnt Transfiguration Orthodox Church in Bolgrad has ended, the Cultural and Information Center in Bosilegrad told FOCUS News Agency. The charity campaign was launched at the 19th International Children's Easter Festival in Bosilegrad. The campaign has managed to raise EUR 550. On ...

Sofia to Fund Repair of Burned Cathedral of Bessarabia Bulgarians

Pictured: The fire at the Savior's Transfiguration Cathedral in Bolgrad destroyed its dome. Shapshot from Skat TV

28/1/2012 The Bulgarian government has announced it is going to provide a total of BGN 100 000 for the repair of the burned Orthodox Christian Cathedral in the ethnic Bulgarian-populated town of Bolgrad in Ukraine. The Savior's Transfiguration Cathedral in Bolgrad, a spiritual center of the historical ethnic Bulgarian community in the southwest of Ukraine, burned down ...

Most Serb cemeteries in Kosovo in Poor Shape

Tanjug 27/10/2011 Serbian Orthodox cemeteries in Kosovo are in poor shape, the mission of the Organisation for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) in Kosovo-Metohija stated, adding that a majority of municipal administrations pay no attention to maintenance and preservation of the graveyards. Serbian Orthodox cemeteries in Kosovo are in poor shape, the mission of the Organisation for ...

First phase of the EUR 400 mln Redemption Cathedral project is Finalized

2/8/2011 The EUR 400 million partially state funded Redemption Cathedral, set to be finalized in three years times, is on schedule, with the first phase of complex foundation works being successfully completed. The Romanian government has offered the 11 ha land for the Redemption complex, in vicinity of The Parliament Building (People's House), free of charge ...

Russian Patriarch asks for forgiveness from Believers, Clergy

06/03/2011 Patriarch Kirill, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, asked for forgiveness from all those who he might have offended on the day when the church is marking Forgiveness Sunday. On this day, the clergy and Orthodox believers ask each other for forgiveness ahead of Great Lent beginning on Monday. During Great Lent, believers in particular abstain ...