Bishop of Bulgaria's Varna to be Buried Thursday

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Bulgaria: Bishop of Bulgaria's Varna to be Buried Thursday The funeral service at the Varna Cathedral "Assumption of Mary" is to be attended by senior clergy and Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Neofit. Photo by BGNES

Varna metropolitan bishop Kiril, who was found dead on the sea beach near Varna on July 9, is to be buried Thursday.

Thursday is a day of mourning in the Varna Municipality.

Kiril's body was discovered on a beach in the exurban area of Trakata near Varna on Tuesday.

He is believed to have died from hypothermia after diving in a very cold Black Sea current.

The funeral service at the Varna Cathedral "Assumption of Mary" is to be attended by senior clergy and Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Neofit.

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