Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Calls for Peace on Christmas

25/12/13 Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Neofit held Wednesday his first solemn Christmas mass at the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia. Neofit wished “peace and blessing” to all Bulgarian Orthodox Christians.“The church is happy today: the Son of God has been born; the promise has been kept, we are not alone any longer, but God is with ...

Bulgaria’s 2nd Largest Cathedral Faces Collapse

October 2012 Bulgaria's second largest Orthodox cathedral, the Danube town of Vidin's "St. Martyr Dimitar", is in urgent need of repair, as part of it may otherwise collapse, according to local media. Archimandrite Polycarp of the Vidin Bishopric has told the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency that six of the church's nine domes are badly cracked, with two of ...