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The holy relics of the Holy Apostolic Brothers Methodius and Cyril are already in the Gigini Monastery "St. St. Cosmas and Damian", and tomorrow they will be exhibited for public worship in the Metropolitan Cathedral "St. Nedelya" in Sofia.

The relics will remain in the monastery, and tomorrow with a liturgical procession will be brought to the capital's church "St. Nedelya", where the laity will be able to worship them, said today on BNT Archimandrite Nicanor - abbot of Gigini Monastery "St. St. Cosmas and Damian. " 

The Sofia Metropolitanate announced earlier this week that with the blessing of His Holiness the Metropolitan of Sofia and Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte and the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church - Bulgarian Patriarchate, with the blessing of His Holiness, with the permission of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and The Holy Relics (Mount Athos) will arrive in Sofia and the Holy Relics of the co-apostolic brothers Methodius and Cyril will arrive for national worship.

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The holy relics of the Bulgarian educators Methodius and Cyril were brought to Bulgaria by His Excellency Archimandrite Bartholomew - Abbot of the Mount Athos Monastery Esfigmen.

The shrine is kept in the Holy Monastery of Esfigmen, in the seat of the monastery - the capital of the monastic republic, Kareia.

Tomorrow at 12:00 the Holy Relics will be welcomed at the crossroads of Hristo Botev Blvd. and Alexander Stamboliyski Blvd.

Then there will be a prayer service before the Holy Relics.

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