‘Tsveten Triod’ Liturgical Chant Book Published in Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 11/10/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: The new liturgical book from the Sofia Metropolis of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is now available in the Bulgarian language. The book consist of 612 pages, in a large format, two-color printing, hard cover with leather binding. This book is published by the Sofia with assistance from the Orthodox Fatherland ...

New Orthodox Music Album ‘Archangel Voice’ Released in Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 5/10/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: A new Orthodox Christian album titled 'Archangel Voice' was released during a a solemn holiday concert on the 1st of October 2021 at the St. Mtscha Paraskeva Church. The new album consists of Church chants by National Choir 'Georgi Robev'. The concert was attended by Her Excellency Mrs. Caridad Yamira Cueto ...

New Children’s Book ‘The Kite, Eagles and the Saints’ Published in Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 17/9/21 Sofia- Bulgaria: A new children's book titled 'The Kite, Eagles and the Saints' was published in the Bulgarian language. This is the first independent collection of stories by the Presbyter Mirela Kyuchukova. The skillfully selected plots from the lives of the saints are drafted in an simple understandable manner, both for ...

The Theotokos is the Greatest, and Most Majestic Ornament of the Human Race’ – Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 16/8/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: The annual feast of Dormition of the Holy Theotokos was observed on the 15th of August, 2021. Patriarch Neophyte delivered a message on the glorious occasion. "On the day of the glorious Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, together with the whole Church, we witness the first fruit of Christ's ...

Orthodox Camp for Children Held at the Lopushan Monastery in Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 26/7/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: The second phase of the Orthodox children's camp held at the "St. John the Forerunner Lopushan Monastery of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has come to an end. Boys between the age of 17 and 14 were the participants of the camp. They also took part in the Holy Liturgy and ...

“Let’s help the Stara Zagora Complex Oncology Center” Campaign Launched in Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 22/7/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: A campaign titled "Let's help the Stara Zagora Complex Oncology Center" was officially launched on the 20th of July 2021. It is held under the patronage of Metropolitan Kyprian of Stara Zagora of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. The main goal is to purchase a device DAKO AS Link 48, which ...

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Election and Enthronement of the Late Patriarch Maxim of Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 7/7/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: The 4th of July, 2021 marked 50 years since the election and enthronement of Bulgarian Patriarch Maxim. Patriarch Maxim was elected the head of the Bulgarian Church on the 4th of, 1971, following the demise of Patriarch Kiril of Bulgaria. Bulgarians consider Patriarch Maxim contributed a lot in strengthening Orthodox unity ...

Three Orthodox Churches Consecrated in Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 7/7/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: Three new Orthodox Churches were consecrated in different locations in Bulgaria. Metropolitan Kyprian of Stara Zagora consecrated the Church of the Ascension in the village of Opalchenets in Daskalovi Brothers Municipality on the 4th of July. Again on the 4th of July 2021, St. Petka the Bulgarian Orthodox Church was ...

“The Path to Independence was Won at the Cost of Thousands of Lives” – Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 5/3/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: His Holiness  Neophyte -Patriarch of Bulgaria on the anniversary of the Day of the Liberation of Bulgaria (3/3/21) stated that "the path to independence was not easy, it was won at the cost of thousands of lives. Having always remembered this fact, we appreciate and preserve this sacred achievement. We ...

Saint Nikephoros the Leper Appears in Bulgaria and Gives the Cure for Corona-virus

The Ascetic Experience - Vatopedi Monastery - The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mout Athos - 2/4/2020 Saint Nikephoros the Leper appears in Bulgaria and gives the cure for Coronavirus “…… I learned from the internet that the journalist Angel Bonchev was preparing a book about the unknown for us Saint Nikephoros the Leper, at a critical moment ...

THE PRIME MINISTER OF BULGARIA VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 17/6/18 On Wednesday afternoon, May 31/June 13, 2018, the Prime Minister of Bulgaria Mr. Boyko Borissov, visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where along with his escorts, was warmly received and guided by Geronda Sacristan Most Reverend Archbishop Isidoros of Hierapolis. The Prime Minister was escorted by a group of his associates, ...

PAN-ORTHODOX CONFERENCE ON HERESIES AND PARA-RELIGIONS HELD IN GREECE

DECR Communication Service The 28th Pan-Orthodox Conference of authorized representatives of Local Orthodox Churches and metropolises of the Greek Orthodox Church on heresies and para-religions under the theme ‘Heretical and Occult Ideas of the Human Being and Human Rights’ took place from October 31 to November 2 in Agrinio, Greece. It was organized by the Greek Orthodox ...

BULGARIAN CHURCH REASSERTS REJECTION OF CRETE COUNCIL

Pravoslavie.ru - November 2016 Meeting last week, the Holy Synod of the Church of Bulgaria came to a conclusion on the Council of Crete and its decisions, maintaining their earlier rejection of it. The patriarch of Bulgaria has informed Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens by letter of the synod's decision, with an official announcement expected soon. The Bulgarian Synod ...

Venerable Parasceva (Petka) of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 29/10/16 Saint Paraskeva the New was born into a pious family, living during the eleventh century in the village of Epivato, between Silistra and Constantinople. Her older brother Euthymius became a monk, and later he was consecrated as Bishop of Matidia. One day, while attending the divine services, the words of the ...

HOLY MONASTERIES OF MT. ATHOS REPOND TO DOCUMENTS PREPARED FOR PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL

www.pravoslavie.ru - April 2016 The Holy Monasteries of Mt. Athos have responded to the draft documents and methodology of the upcoming Pan-Orthodox Council with letters sent to the Holy Community of Mt. Athos which have been released to the public. The documents prepared for the upcoming council were sent to the monasteries of Mt. Athos by the Patriarchate ...

PATRIARCH KIRILL MEETS WITH DELEGATIONS OF LOCAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES

On July 27, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the delegations of Local Orthodox Churches, who came to Moscow for the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles. There were delegations of the Orthodox Churches of Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, Georgia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Albania, ...

Anniversary of 1150 years since the Christianisation of the Bulgarian People Held

May 2015 Sofia: The celebration of Anniversary of 1150 years since the Christianisation of the Bulgarian people was held on 3/5/15. His Holiness Neophyte - the Patriarch of Bulgaria presided over the celebration along with His Beatitude Daniel - Patriarch of Romania, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kive and All Ukraine and other Orthodox Prelates.  The Message of His Beatitude DANIEL, Patriarch of Romania, at the ...

Bulgaria to mark 1,150 years since Christianisation with solemn service in Pliska

Bulgaria to mark 1,150 years since Christianisation with solemn service in Pliska

FOCUS Information Agency - 2/5/15 Pliska. Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria will head a solemn divine service at the Great Basilica in the town of Pliska to mark the 1,150th anniversary since the Christianisation of the Bulgarian nation and the Day the Bulgarian Church commemorates Boris I of Bulgaria. The solemn liturgy will be serviced in the open air ...

DECR Chairman meets with Prime Minister of Bulgaria

On 17 December 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Mr. Boyko Borisov. They were joined in the meeting, which took place at the residence of the government of the Republic of Bulgaria, by H.E. Yuri Isakov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of ...

Celebrations marking Grand Consecration of Russian Church of St. Nicholas in Sophia led by Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria

November 30, 2014, the centenary of the Grand Consecration of the church of St. Nicholas of Myra in Lycia in Sofia, which is the representation of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarchal See of Bulgaria, was marked by the Divine Liturgy celebrated by the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. His Holiness ...