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== Organization ==
== Organization ==
'''Dioceses in Bulgaria:'''
== External links ==
*Diocese of Vidin (Видин
*[http://bulch.tripod.com/boc/mainpage.htm The Church of Bulgaria]: official website
*[http://www.cnewa.org/ecc-bodypg.aspx?eccpageID=20&IndexView=toc Eastern Christian Churches: The Orthodox Church of Bulgaria] by Ronald Roberson, a Roman Catholic priest and scholar

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Patriarchate of Bulgaria
Founder(s) ?
Autocephaly/Autonomy declared ?
Autocephaly/Autonomy recognized ? by Constantinople
Current primate Patriarch Maxim
Headquarters Sofia, Bulgaria
Primary territory Bulgaria
Possessions abroad
Liturgical language(s)
Musical tradition Byzantine Chant / Choral
Calendar  ?
Population estimate 6,500,000 [1]
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 His Holiness Maxim, Metropolitan of Sofia, Patriarch of All Bulgaria since 1971.



Dioceses in Bulgaria:

  • Diocese of Vidin (Видин