BULGARIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH NOMINATED FOR NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Pravoslavie.ru - 24/1/17 From 1943 to 1945 around 48,000 Jews living in Bulgaria were rescued from the grips of the Nazi terror, thanks in part to Bulgarian Parliament's Deputy Speaker Dimitar Peshev, Metropolitan Stefan, Exarch of the Bulgarian Church, Metropolitan Paisy of Vratsa, and Metropolitan Kirill of Plovdiv (later to become patriarch), who convinced then-tsar Boris ...

Bulgarian Orthodox Church nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Moscow Times 18/3/13 The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, says the official website of its Holy Synod. This year Bulgaria marked 70 years since the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews during World War II. The National Assembly in 1943 decided to impose a ban on their deportation, despite being pressured by Nazi ...

Orthodox Priest Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Nikos Pitsiakides 06/10/2012 Romfea Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, among great personalities from around the world, is an Orthodox priest known as the "saint" of prisoners. Father Gervasios from Thessaloniki has dedicated his life to offer assistance to needy prisoners. The last 35 years he has contributed to the release of 15,200 needy prisoners, who come from 90 countries, ...

Congressmen Nominate Compassionate Coptic Orthodox Missionary for Nobel Peace Prize

Mama Maggie - Mother of Cairo

BY DAVE BOHON 17/2/2012 STEPHEN'S CHILDREN WEBSITE: For over 100 years the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded annually to the individual who has supposedly “done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.” Over the past century ...

Committee Formed to Field Pope Shenouda as Nobel Prize Candidate

During its latest meeting in Beirut, the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) issued an official letter calling on church leaders to back the candidacy of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III for the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.The meeting was also attended by Bishop Bishoy, secretary of the Holy Synod, and Bishop Mark, chairman of the ...