Funeral of Patriarch Maxim of Bulgaria


On Friday, November 9, 2012, His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presided over the funeral service for the late Patriarch Maxim of Bulgaria together with Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece, as well as Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania. The service was held at the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia. The 98-year-old patriarch died last Tuesday of heart complications at a hospital in Sofia.




Photos by N.Manginas