Bulgarian Patriarch Maxim celebrates 95th birthday
At October the 29th at the day of his 95th birthday, the Bulgarian Patriarch Maxim, sanctified the recently built
The Patriarch’s Liturgy was followed by members of the Bulgarian Government and the Bulgarian Parliament, as well as the Russian Ambassador in
After the finish of the Liturgy and the Supplicant prayer, the Metropolitan of Ruse Neophytus saluted the Head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on behalf of the Archpriests, the clergy and the congregation.
Finally, it is important to notice that the letters with greetings coming from the Patriarch of Moscow and whole Russia Cyril and the President of the Foreign Church Affairs of the Moscow Patriarchy, Archbishop Volkolamskii Hillarion has been read by hieromonk Zotik (Gaevski), who is performing the duty of a treasurer in the metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Sofia.