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News Bulgaria » Religion: The Nazis Were Sluggish in Bulgaria This Year. But Their Torchlit European Hate Tour Has Plenty More Dates

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-the-nazis-were-sluggish-in-bulgaria-this-year-1.5828241
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

On the closest Saturday to the date of the assassination, the fringe far-right Bulgarian National Union organizes an annual torchlit march through the streets of Sofia. The evening ends with a quasi-religious wreath laying ceremony at the general’s ...

News Bulgaria » Religion: Bulgaria Rejects Treaty to Combat Violence Against Women

News channel or source: http://www.novinite.com/articles/187982/Bulgaria+Rejects+Treaty+to+Combat+Violence+Against+Women
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Bulgaria’s ruling GERB party has withdrawn from parliament a European treaty designed to combat violence against women in the face of opposition from its allies in government and religious groups, aacording to Reuters. The center-right government of ...

News Bulgaria » Religion: Catholicism’s resurgence in Bulgaria

News channel or source: http://www.thetablet.co.uk/tablet-world/5/1136/catholicism-s-resurgence-in-bulgaria
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The Order originally came to Bulgaria in 1841, near the end of Ottoman Muslim rule, following Pope Gregory XVI’s personal appeal. Since then, the Capuchins have managed to survive the vicissitudes of war and religious repression. In 1992, not long after ...

News Bulgaria » Religion: Bulgaria: Council of Religious Communities and Socialists against ‘Lukov March’

News channel or source: https://sofiaglobe.com/2018/02/09/bulgaria-council-of-religious-communities-and-socialists-against-nazi-march/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The number of organisations which demand an effective ban of a major Nazi event scheduled for February 17 in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia is growing. The National Council of Religious Communities in Bulgaria (NCRC), which includes Christians, Muslim and ...

News Bulgaria » Religion: The famous “Iron Church” is re-opening in Turkey

News channel or source: https://aleteia.org/2018/02/09/the-famous-iron-church-is-re-opening-in-turkey/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. Evidently, it’s not only the church that has been restored, but also freedom of religion in a country in which the restriction of freedoms has been a growing problem. Erdogan took advantage of the occasion to ...

News Bulgaria » Religion: The Death of a ‘Beggar Saint’ is Announced

News channel or source: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/kturley/the-death-of-a-beggar-saint-is-announced
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The death in Bulgaria of Dobri Dobrev has been confirmed ... Surrounded by the few things he possessed — mostly objects of religious devotion — he tells the interviewer that he lives on his State pension of about 1.5 euros per day.

News Bulgaria » Religion: Imams’ trial tests Bulgaria’s religious tolerance

News channel or source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/oct/26/imams-trial-tests-bulgarias-religious-tolerance/
Publication date: hursday 25 October 2012

PAZARDZHIK, Bulgaria — Thirteen religious leaders accused of preaching radical Islam face up to five years in prison in a criminal trial that’s testing the limits of religious freedom in this European country. Prosecutors say the Saudi-financed ...

News Bulgaria » Religion: Bulgaria - Verdi in the land of the Thracians

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/tours/partners/prestige-holidays/bulgaria-verdi-in-the-land-of-the-thracians/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

With no fewer than 120 monasteries, Bulgaria still resonates with its deeply religious past, and you will experience this first-hand on a trip to the architecturally striking Rila Monastery. The stunning 2000 year-old theatre in Plodiv will host the ...

News Bulgaria » Religion: Seven Words And Phrases That Have Racist Origins

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/other/seven-words-and-phrases-that-have-racist-origins/ar-BBJj6pl
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The word comes from a heretical religious sect during the Middle Ages called "Bulgarus" who practiced sodomy. Over time, the term transformed into "bulgar" and then "bugger." Essentially, the word means "Bulgarian sodomite." People say something along the ...