Russian Patriarch Mourns over Death of his Bulgarian Counterpart

admin | 07 November 2012

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill has expressed his condolences in connection with the death of the head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Maxim.

His Holiness Maxim died on November 6 at the age of 98.

“Patriarch Maxim and I were great friends,” the head of the Russian Church said. “I remember how warmly we prayed together during my visit to Bulgaria in spring.”

Bulgaria’s government has announced November 9 a day of nationwide mourning.

Source: Voice of Russia

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