Bishop Ioan of Znepol elected Bulgarian Orthodox metropolitan of Varna and Veliki Preslav (ROUNDUP)

23/12/13 Sofia. Bishop Ioan of Znepol is the newly elected Bulgarian Orthodox metropolitan of Varna and Veliki Preslav. That is what Patriarch Neofit announced, cited by FOCUS News Agency. Bishop Ioan of Znepol has won with nine of the votes, while his opponent Melnik Bishop Serafim received only three votes. The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church ...