Krassimir Stantchev (Rome) Cults, places of worship and liturgical rites of the Catholic Bulgarians during the Seventeenth century Using a rich documentation of the time, the A. proposes a systematization of informations about cults and liturgical practice of the Catholic Bulgarians in the 17th c. The first part analyzes data concerning the types of officiating the liturgy, the liturgical calendars (Julian or Gregorian) and relations with the Orthodox and folk traditions. In the second part the A. offers a systematization of the known data on the dedications of religious buildings: a/ in the countries of the converted Paulicians in Moesia and Thrace; b/ in the Archbishopric of Čiprovci (Kiprovats) and its surroundings; c/ in the city of Sofia where the Catholic community was composed by traders from Dubrovnik.
Stantchev, K.S. (2013). Kultove, kultovi mesta i bogoslužebni rituali na bălgarskite katolici prez XVII vek [Cults, places of worship and liturgical rites of the Catholic Bulgarians during the Seventeenth century]. STAROBʺLGARSKA LITERATURA, 48, 182-191.