Statement by Bulgarian Holy Synod in Relation to Mohammad Cartoons
7 February 2006 | 15:14 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church made a statement
in relation to the published cartoons of the prophet Mohammad, which
are blasphemous for the Islam.
The full text of the announcement, sent to FOCUS News Agency reads:
"The Bulgarian Orthodox Church, faithful to the Holy Orthodoxy, in its
century-long tradition has been always considering the given by God
freedom of choice and belief of every person. That is the Synod does
not excuse any violation of the religious feelings and human rights of
whoever. The freedom of choice and feelings of every person is a basis
for preserving the public peace in the World."