FUNERAL NOTICE ON THE OCCASION OF THE sudden death of Varna and Veliki
9 July 2013 15:21 , Section "Public Relations" at the Holy Synod
With a heavy sadness Office of the Holy Synod inform you that today -
July 9, 2013, was no longer in the Lord, His Eminence Metropolitan of
Varna and Veliki Preslav.
According to information from Varna and Veliki St. Diocese announce that
upokoiloto body of a Metropolitan Kirill was found on the beach in
metropolitan residence, located in the district "Trakata" and is
currently in Varna anatomy in Forensic Medicine. The information found
in the media caused a violent death, at this stage, not confirmed in any
way by Department - Varna and Synodal office urges all Orthodox
Christians and patriotic people to direct their gaze in earnest prayer
to God, to accommodate soul moved from us Varna and Veliki Preslav in
the realm of the righteous.
Announce that pursuant to Art. 84 para. 1 of the Statute of the
Bulgarian Orthodox Church - Bulgarian Patriarchate Holy Synod will
gather in full strength time - tomorrow, July 10th, from 10 am - at a
meeting and set a date for the funeral and burial service after reading
a message from widowed Varna and Veliki Diocesan Council and will
appoint a Vicar widow of Varna and Veliki diocesan seat, which
canonically to manage the affairs of the diocese to choose a successor
to the late Metropolitan Kirill.
Again heart turn with feelings of sincere condolences primarily to
vsechestniya clergy and congregation of pious widowed diocese of Varna
and Veliki and renew his call for respect and toned heart prayer for our
dearly lamented worthy prelate - a member of the Holy Synod.
Eternal, blissful and bright to memory upokoiliya in Christ Varna and
God rest his soul!