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Dr Chomakov sends a telegram to the Vatican on the occasion of the Pope's death...

Dr Chomakov sends a telegram to the Vatican on the occasion of the Pope's death...

4/4/2005 5:39:18 AM

After 26-year reign, pontiff dies at 84 - Roman Catholics all over the world gather to mourn. Pope John Paul II was remembered Saturday as a "champion of human freedom," a "tireless advocate of peace" and a man with a "wonderful sense of humor" who was easy to talk to.

The charismatic pontiff, who led the world's 1 billion Catholics for 26 years, died at 9:37 p.m. Saturday (2:37 p.m. ET) in his private apartment, the Vatican reported. He was 84.

The info has been taken from CNN.com

The Plovdiv Mayor, Dr Chomakov sent a condolence telgram to the Vatican, pointing out the fact that Pope John Paul II was a unique spiritual leader, who entered a Synagogue as well as a Mosque... He visited Bulgaria in 2002 and blessed all the nation. Plovdiv will always remeber his visit to our city.

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