Category: Bulgaria

Bishop Arseniy of Znepol Elected New Metropolitan of Sliven

OCP- May 27, 2024 OCP News Service – 27/05/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: On May 26, 2024, the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church (BOC-BP) elected Bishop Arseniy ... Read More

Bishop Arsenius and Bishop Gerasim Elected as Final Contenders for Sliven Metropolitan Post

OCP- May 19, 2024 OCP News Service – 19/05/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: On May 19, the Diocesan Election Council in Sliven convened to elect a new Metropolitan for ... Read More

Bulgaria Mourns Patriarch Neophyte on 40th Day After His Death

OCP- April 21, 2024 OCP News Service – 21/04/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: Despite a heavy downpour, dozens of faithful gathered at the Metropolitan Cathedral "St. Nedelya" in Sofia ... Read More

Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte’s Grave Desecrated Twice in Days

OCP- April 16, 2024 OCP News Service – 16/04/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: In a shocking act of vandalism, the grave of Bulgaria's recently deceased Patriarch Neophyte has been ... Read More

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Holds Memorial Service for Patriarch Neophyte on 20th Day of Demise

OCP- April 2, 2024 OCP News Service – 02/04/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: The Bulgarian Orthodox Church commemorated the 20th anniversary of Patriarch Neophyte's death with a special memorial ... Read More

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Sets Stage for June 30th Patriarchal Election

OCP- March 20, 2024

OCP News Service – 20/03/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: Following the passing of Patriarch Neophyte in March, the Holy Synod has announced a series of key ... Read More

Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria Enters Eternal Rest

OCP- March 14, 2024

OCP News Service – 14/03/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: His Holiness Neophyte, Patriarch of Bulgaria and Metropolitan of Sofia, entered eternal rest on March 13, 2024, ... Read More

Diocesan Voters Choose Bishop Hierotheus and Bishop Michael as Candidates for New Metropolitan of Sliven

OCP- February 21, 2024 Bishop Michael of Constantia and Bishop Hierotheus of Agatopol OCP News Service – 21/02/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: The diocesan voters of the Sliven Diocese ... Read More

Synod of Bulgarian Orthodox Church Shortlists Candidates for Sliven Metropolitan Election

OCP- January 23, 2024

OCP News Service – 23/01/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church (BOC) has announced a shortlist of ten bishops eligible ... Read More

Bishop Pavel of Leviski Enters Eternal Rest

OCP- January 23, 2024 OCP News Service – 23/01/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: Bishop Pavel of Leviski enters eternal rest on  on January 19, 2024 at the age of ... Read More