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Bulgaria: Religious Matters in Bulgaria: Including Visit by Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury to Bulgaria, October 1982

1 January 1982

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Summary

A file of correspondence and reports concerning religion in Bulgaria. The documents cover a visit to Bulgaria and Romania by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie; details of Runcie's meetings with Patriarch Maksim and Patriarch Justinian; Runcie's visits to monasteries and places of interest; and a meeting with Lyubomir Popov, the Bulgarian deputy minister of foreign affairs, on church-state relations in Bulgaria. Other documents in the file cover the current state of religion in Bulgaria; an enquiry on Bulgaria's Muslim population; a planned visit to Bulgaria by Ambrose Weeks, the Suffragan Bishop in Europe; the appointment of Robert Braun as the new Anglican chaplain for Bucharest and Sofia; and briefs on Anglo-Bulgarian and Anglo-Romanian relations.

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united kingdom bulgaria international relations religion romania church-state relations religious leaders religious minorities church of england Anglo-Bulgarian relations anglo-romanian relations Bulgarian Orthodox Church Romanian Orthodox Church ecclesiastical visits Patriarch Justinian of Romania interfaith relations Patriarch Maksim of Bulgaria Robert Runcie Lyubomir Popov

Collection ID
FCO28
Countries
Romania
United Kingdom
Department Reference
ENG 226/1
Document Type
Correspondence
Print Publications
Reports
File Reference
FCO 28/4864
Identifier
10.1080/cwee.fco28.004864
Note
The following item has been removed from this file due to copyright restrictions: Pergamon Press, 1981, Todor Zhivkov: Statesman and Builder of New Bulgaria.
Pages
53
Persons Discussed
Lyubomir Popov
Patriarch Justinian of Romania
Patriarch Maksim of Bulgaria
Robert Runcie
Subject Countries
Bulgaria
Themes
International Relations
Religion

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