SEEMO Urges Bulgarian Clergy to Respect Media Freedom

Eleven out of a total of fifteen Bulgarian Metropolitan bishops have been exposed as collaborators and agents of the country's former Communist State Security. File photo

15/3/2012 Oliver Vujovic, Secretary General of the Vienna-based South East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), has strongly condemned pressure on reporters in Bulgaria. In a declaration Vujovic urges the Bulgarian Orthodox Church to respect media freedom. The declaration comes on the heels of a report of the Bulgarian State TV BNT ...

Metropolitan Transport

Clive Leviev-Sawyer 16/12/2011 First he had resigned, then he had not; first the car was his, then it was not; or perhaps the story about Varna Metropolitan Kiril and his Lincoln MKZ Hybrid was really about who next will head the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. The story preoccupied the Bulgarian-language media for days and provided fuel for a ...

Top Bulgarian Landmark Honors Patron Saint

23/11/2011 The world-famous St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is the landmark not only of Sofia but of all of Bulgaria, is marking Wednesday the day of its patron – the Pious Prince St. Alexander Nevsky. The temple is the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedral on the Balkan peninsula. It holds, according to estimates, anywhere between 5 000 and ...