Bulgarian Pilgrimage of Hope

Posted May 5, 2019 6:40 pm by John Paul Meenan, Editor

Bulgarian Pilgrimage of Hope

Pope Francis begins his journey – I like to think of these as pilgrimages, as all our journeys ultimately should be – to Bulgaria today, and he has his work cut out for him. Like most nations in Europe, Bulgaria suffered and was carved up as a result of the two World Wars, fighting on the losing side each time – that is, with Germany. But she has little of Deutschland’s post-war success, and is in fact a nation in steep decline. I was going to quote a statistic or two, but here is a summary from Wikipedia, which sums

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