Bulgarian Orthodox Church
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church (Bulgarian: Българска православна църква, Bulgarska pravoslavna tsurkva) is the oldest Slavic Orthodox Church with some 6.5 million members in the Republic of Bulgari...
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Bulgarian Archbishopric of Ohrid
The Archbishopric of Ohrid was an autonomous Orthodox Church under the tutelage of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople between 1019 and 1767. It was established following the Byzantine conquest...
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Bulgarian Exarchate
The Bulgarian Exarchate (Bulgarian: Българска екзархия Bâlgarska ekzarkhia) was the official name of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church before its autocephaly was recognized by the Ecumenical See in 19...
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Ruen Monastery
22°56′54″E / 42.17611°N 22.94833°E / 42.17611; 22.94833The Ruen Monastery St John of Rila (Bulgarian: Руенски манастир Свети Иван Рилски) is a Bulgarian Orthodox monastery...
Church of Sts. Constantine and Helen (Edirne)
Saints Constantine and Helena (Bulgarian: Св. св. Константин и Елена) is a Bulgarian Orthodox church in Edirne. It was built in 1869 in less than seven months and is a prime example of the Eastern Ort...
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Lazar Poptrajkov
Lazar Poptrajkov (Bulgarian: Лазар Поптрайков) (10 April 1878–October 1903) was a Bulgarian revolutionary (komitadji) and poet. He was one of the leaders of the Internal Macedonian-Adrianople Revo...
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Joseph I of Bulgaria
Exarch Joseph I (also known as Iosif I, secular name Lazar Yovchev, Bulgarian: Лазар Йовчев; 1840, Kalofer, central Bulgaria – 1915, Sofia), was a Bulgarian Exarch from 1877 to 1915.His grave, mar...
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Old Calendar Bulgarian Orthodox Church
The Old Calendar Orthodox Church of Bulgaria is a True Orthodox Church which follows the traditional Orthodox liturgical calendar, or Julian Calendar, and rejects modernism and ecumenism in the Local ...
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Bulgarian St. Stephen Church
The Bulgarian St Stephen Church (Bulgarian: Църква „Свети Стефан“; Turkish: Sveti Stefan Kilisesi), also known as the Bulgarian Iron Church, is a Bulgarian Orthodox church in Fatih, Istanbul, ...
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John of Debar
John of Debar (Bulgarian: Йоан Дебърски; fl. 1018-1037) was an 11th-century Bulgarian clergyman. He was a bishop under Samuel of Bulgaria, and remained in office, becoming the first Slavic Archbis...
Anthim I
Anthim I (Bulgarian: Антим I, secular name Atanas Mihaylov Chalakov, Bulgarian: Aтанас Михайлов Чалъков; 1816 – 1 December 1888) was a Bulgarian education figure and clergyman, and a participa...
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Rafail's Cross
Rafail's Cross is a famous wooden crucifix at Rila Monastery in Bulgaria.The crucifix is a wooden cross made from a whole piece of wood (81 х 43 cm). It was whittled down by a monk named Rafail using ...
Andrew (Petkov)
Andrew Petkov (Bulgarian: Митрополит Андрей; secular name Stoyan Nikolov Petkov) was the diocesan prelate of the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia with the title ...
Transfiguration Monastery
25°36′26″E / 43.11722°N 25.60722°E / 43.11722; 25.60722The Transfiguration Monastery (Bulgarian: Преображенски манастир, Preobrazhenski manastir) or the Monastery of the H...
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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia
The St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (Bulgarian: Храм-паметник „Свети Александър Невски“, Hram-pametnik „Sveti Aleksandar Nevski“) is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria...
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Peshtera Monastery
The Peshtera Monastery of Saint Nicholas of Myra (Bulgarian: Пещерски манастир „Свети Николай Мирликийски”, Peshterski manastir „Sveti Nikolay Mirlikiyski”), also known as the Mraka Monastery (Мра...
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Archbishopric of Ohrid
The Archbishopric of Ohrid was an autonomous Orthodox Church under the tutelage of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople between 1019 and 1767. It was established following the Byzantine conquest...
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Etropole Monastery
The Etropole Monastery of the Holy Trinity (Bulgarian: Етрополски манастир „Света Троица”, Etropolski manastir „Sveta Troitsa”), also known as Varovitets (Варовитец), is a Bulgarian Orthodox monas...
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Nicholas I of Ohrid
Nicholas I or Nikolaj I was the Archbishop of Ohrid in 1346. On Easter Day, 16 April 1346, the Serbian King Stefan Dušan convoked a huge assembly at Skopje, attended by the Serbian Archbishop Joaniki...
Glozhene Monastery
The Glozhene Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery located on the northern slopes of Stara Planina in Bulgaria, near the village of Glozhene and the Cherni Vit river, 12 km from Teteven.
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Fourth Council of Constantinople (Eastern Orthodox)
The Fourth Council of Constantinople, accepted by some Eastern Orthodox as the Eighth Ecumenical Council, was held in 879–880. It confirmed the reinstatement of Photius as Patriarch of Constantinople....