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+Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria, 78

March 15, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Patriarch Neophyte, installed as head of the Orthodox Church of Bulgaria (CNEWA profile) in 2013, died on March 13 at the age of 78.

During his 2019 apostolic journey to Bulgaria, Pope Francis delivered an address to the Patriarch and Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Bulgaria. The following year, Pope Francis gave relics of Pope St. Clement I and St. Potitus to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

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