Difference between revisions of "Church of Bulgaria"
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|Patriarchate of Bulgaria|
|Autocephaly/Autonomy recognized||? by Constantinople|
|Current primate||Patriarch Maxim|
|Musical tradition||Byzantine Chant / Choral|
|Population estimate||6,500,000 |
|Official website||Church of Bulgaria|
The Church of Bulgaria is one of the autocephalous churches of the Orthodox Christian communion whose territory consists of the State of Bulgaria. The church is led by the Patriarch of All Bulgaria.
The primate of the Church of Bulgaria has been Maxim, Metropolitan of Sofia, Patriarch of All Bulgaria since 1971.
- The Church of Bulgaria: official website
- Eastern Christian Churches: The Orthodox Church of Bulgaria by Ronald Roberson, a Roman Catholic priest and scholar
|Autocephalous and Autonomous Churches of Orthodoxy|
| Four Ancient Patriarchates: Constantinople | Alexandria | Antioch | Jerusalem |
Russia | Serbia | Romania | Bulgaria | Georgia | Cyprus | Greece | Poland | Albania | Czech Lands and Slovakia | OCA*
|Sinai | Finland | Estonia* | Japan* | China* | Ukraine*|
|The * designates a church whose autocephaly or autonomy is not universally recognized.|