Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, (C) spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians leads the mass as Orthodox heads, officials and believers pay their respects to Patriarch Ma

 

              Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, (C) spiritual leader of the world
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, (C) spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians leads the mass as Orthodox heads, officials and believers pay their respects to Patriarch Maxim during funeral service at Alexander Newskiy cathedral in Sofia, Friday, Nov 9, 2012. Bulgaria holds Friday a day of national mourning over the death of Orthodox Patriarch Maxim, who passed away early on Tuesday at the age of 98. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)