Varna Metropolitan Bishop Kiril Buried

11/7/13 Varna metropolitan bishop Kiril, who was found dead on the sea beach nearVarna on July 9, was buried on Thursday. The funeral was attended by clerics, laity and officials, including President Rosen Plevneliev. “Very bad things happened in Varna since the beginning of the year,” Plevneliev said at the funeral. He referred to the self-immolation of protester Plamen Goranov, the recent local elections – which war ...

Bulgaria’s president opens exhibit on country’s WWII defense of Jews

By Matt Lebovic 29/9/2012 After a stop at the UN General Assembly, Rosen Plevneliev speaks at launch event at Boston University’s Hillel Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev told a Boston audience Thursday evening about the long-standing affinity between his country and the Jewish people, including the State of Israel. Plevneliev’s visit to America’s so-called “cradle of liberty” followed his participation ...