Patriarch Maxim

A man kisses the hands of Patriarch Maxim as he pays his respects during a memorial ceremony at St Nedelya cathedral in Sofia. Maxim, who led Bulgaria's Orthodox Christians for 41 years, has died at the age of 98 on Tuesday following heart failure.

( Reuters photo / November 8, 2012 )

A man kisses the hands of Patriarch Maxim as he pays his respects during a memorial ceremony at St Nedelya cathedral in Sofia. Maxim, who led Bulgaria's Orthodox Christians for 41 years, has died at the age of 98 on Tuesday following heart failure.

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