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Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Metropolitan Iosif Bosakov Quits as Bulgarian Orthodox Leader in the USA, Canada, and Australia

00 Metropolitan Iosif Bosakov. Bulgarian OC. 27.02.13

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According to Bulgarian media sources, Metropolitan Iosif Bosakov, the head of the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada, and Australia, resigned. According to the newspaper Dneven Trud, Metropolitan Iosif wants to return home and has already picked his successor. Bulgarian Holy Synod sources told dnevnik.bg that Vladyki Iosif has thought of resignation for quite some time. Metropolitan Iosif is very close with newly-elected Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch Neofit Dmitrov and is likely to head his Chancery.

26 February 2013

Novinite.com

Sofia News Agency

http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=148207

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