Bulgaria Patriarch announces beginning of Great Lent

Natalya Mihailova | 23 February 2015
Bulgaria Patriarch announces beginning of Great Lent

Sofia. His Holiness Bulgarian Patriarch and Metropolitan Bishop of Sofia Neofit asked for forgiveness all Eastern Orthodox Christians, who attended the mass at the St Nedelya Church on Monday morning in the capital city Sofia, FOCUS News Agency reported.

Patriarch Neofit also received the church-goers’ forgiveness. He blessed them and announced the beginning of the Great Lent, which is observed before Easter, the most important feast of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

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