Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Bulgarian Court Refuses to Extradite Macedonian Archbishop

As the New Year begins the Court of Appeals in Sofia, Bulgaria, has issued a ruling refusing the request of the Macedonian government that Archbishop Jovan (Vranisovski) of Ohrid, first hierarch of the autonomous Macedonian Orthodox Church of the Pech Patriarchate, be extradited to Macedonia to be tried on trumped up charges brought against him because of his departure from the schismatic Macedonian Orthodox Church under Archbishop Stefan (Veljanovski) of Ohrid. More here.

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