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Holy Synod enters into communion with the Orthodox Church of North Macedonia

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The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church examined letters of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew and Serbian Patriarch Porfirije regarding the canonical status of the Orthodox Church of North Macedonia. The Bulgarian Patriarchate welcomes the decisions for overcoming the schism and enters into canonical and Eucharistic communion with the Orthodox Church of North Macedonia, reads the decision of the Holy Synod of the  Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

North Macedonia’s President Stevo Pendarovski called the decision “a coordinated policy between the Bulgarian state and church”.


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