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Quotes | December 8, 2011, Thursday // 19:21

"Let's not become pathetic and use the standards of the homeless. So for anybody else, whoever they may be, it is natural and unlikely to provide interest when they drive expensive and luxury vehicles but not for the priests? Why is it not suitable for a prelate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church to use a good car? This is ridiculous for the realists.

We are wondering where the journalists got the idea that Kiril can resign – he is a prelate for life! Is it that easy to resign for a prelate in the prime of his life and creativeness! No, not really!"

Father Doncho from Bulgaria's Varna Bishopric Council explaining the Council position defending Bulgarian Orthodox Church Bishop of Varna Kiril, after Kiril caused a public outrage by showing up with a luxury 2012-model "Lincoln".

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Tags: Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, bishop, Kiril, Varna, Bishop Kiril, Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Maxim, Holy Synod, resignation, scandal, Varna Bishopric
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