The Georgian Patriarch baptized over 1,000 babies


On April 22, at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, another mass baptism of babies was held. This time, the Catholicos Patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Ilia II, baptized 1000 children, so his children baptized more than 35,000. The Patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Ilia II, baptizes every third child ...

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A new church was sanctified in the name of St. Porphyry and St. Paisius in Greece (Video)


On Saturday, a new temple dedicated to St. Porphyrius Kavosokalivitos and St. Paisii the Holy Gospel was sanctified in Zagora, Magnesia, Greece. The service was performed by Metropolitan Nektarios. Dozens of Orthodox Christians, statesmen and representatives of local government attended the solemn service. At the end of the liturgy, Metropolitan ...

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The Metropolitan of Rousse Naum is visiting Mount Athos


On April 20, 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, His Eminence Metropolitan Naum of Rousse arrived on a pilgrimage visit to St. George’s Monastery „St. Georgi „- Xenophon, warmly welcomed by the abbot of the archim archimum. Alexius and the monastery brotherhood. In Mount ...

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A medieval church was consecrated in Vidin


In the village of Varbovo near Belogradchik is once again consecrated a medieval church. The Church of St. John the Baptist is one of the oldest in the Diocese of Vidin, but at least 70 years there were no services. „It is a testimony that our faith is alive,“ said ...

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Statement of the Health of His Holiness The Bulgarian Patriarch and Sofia Metropolitan Neofyte


Due to the great public interest and to avoid unintentional mistakes and speculation, we are announcing the following: Yesterday, Wednesday, 18 April, due to a health problem, His Holiness Patriarch Neofyte was admitted to a cardiology clinic at Tokuda Hospital in Sofia. According to information from the doctors on duty ...

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Today, we mark 93 years of the terrorist attack on the church of St. Nedelya in Sofia


Bulgaria remembers April 16, 2018, the victims of the world’s most horrific terrorist attack of its time – the blowing up of the St. Nedelya Cathedral in Sofia 93 years ago, in 1925, by the then outlawed Bulgarian Communist Party. The bombing of the St. Nedelya Cathedral in Sofia in 1925 murdered 213 people, and wounded about 500 others, ...

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Patriarch Neophyte expressed condolence to the relatives of those who died in a car accident of Trakia highway


Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte expressed his condolences to the relatives of those who died in the crash of Trakia highway, which happened this afternoon and in which ten people died. „Imbued with sorrow, but with trust and faith in the Risen Christ, we offer the most sincere condolences to the relatives ...

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The holy fire has fallen into Jerusalem


At 14:17 Bulgarian time, the holy fire in Jerusalem was sank! The blessed fire is taken out of Jerusalem by Patriarch Theophilus III every year. The Bulgarian delegation, chaired by Western and Central European Metropolitan Anthony, also took part in the tours around the Kouvoulia. The Bulgarian delegation is expected to ...

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CHRIST IS RISEN! Beloved in the Lord children of our Holy Church, Christ is Risen! With light in our souls and in our hearts, with genuine Paschal joy and gratitude to the Heaven because of the Light of life rising from the tomb, this year again we reverently meet the ...

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The Bulgarian Orthodox Church started the eighth brewing of holy oil


The Patriarch of Bulgaria Neofyte led today the watershed, which was the beginning of the eighth consecutive brewing of holy oil in the history of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. The sanctification of water was preceded by the Holy Liturgy of St. Gregory, which is held during the first three days of ...

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