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Death of Bulgarian Orthodox Leader Could End Communism Church Split

posted on November 15, 2012

At Christianity Today, Mellissa Steffan reports on the significance of the death of Patriach Maxim, former leader of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. After the fall of Communism, attempts to oust Maxim, “an alleged Communist spy,” failed, which caused “a schism and lawsuits over church property.” Steffan writes, “With Maxim’s death, however, the schism may finally come to an end.” 

Read at Christianity Today