FILE - In this Sunday, April, 24, 2011 file photo Bulgarian Patriarch Maxim is helped as he blesses people around the golden-domed Alexander Nevski cathedral after an Easter Mass, in the Bulgarian ... more 
FILE - In this Sunday, April, 24, 2011 file photo Bulgarian Patriarch Maxim is helped as he blesses people around the golden-domed Alexander Nevski cathedral after an Easter Mass, in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. Patriarch Maxim of Bulgaria, the spiritual leader of the Balkan country's Orthodox Christians, has died. He was 98. The patriarch died early Tuesday Nov. 6, 2012, at a Sofia hospital, the Holy Synod said in a statement. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Valentina Petrova, File
Tue, Nov 6, 2012 5:05 AM EST