Metropolitan Anthony of Western and Central Europe has been invited to serve the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ and for Epiphany at the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia. He will replace Patriarch Neophyte, decided the..
The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is meeting today to discuss the question of the Saint Nicholas of Myra church in Sofia, better known as the Russian church. The church was locked by the Russian embassy in this country, after Bulgaria..
At the end of last week, priests from the Russian Church in Sofia were asked to leave the country, as they pose a threat to national security. They included Archimandrite Vasian, archpriest Evgeniy and another employee of the church. "There is..
In an open letter to the Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte and the members of the Holy Synod, Orthodox Bulgarians from all over the country call on the Bulgarian Orthodox Church to pronounce in defence of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and to pronounce against..
In a Christmas message signed by the Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte and all bishops of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the highest-ranking clergymen greet the laity. "We extend our cordial greeting to all the faithful..
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..
Relics of the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius will be brought to Sofia from Esphigmenou Monastery in Mount Athos to Sofia for national veneration, the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has announced. The holy relics will be..
Bulgaria’s government is ready to help the Holy Synod bring the Holy Fire from the Holy City of Jerusalem by the government plane, Premier Kiril Petkov pointed out in a letter to Patriarch Neophyte. This good tradition should not be interrupted,..
Patriarch Neophyte has confirmed, for the BNR, that the conflict between the Russian and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is being discussed by the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. A special commission, appointed by the Synod, will get..
In an official address, the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox church calls on parliament not to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, known as the Istanbul Convention...