It looks as if the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church has been attending Lord Carey’s Have It Both Ways seminars. “Statement by Bulgarian Holy Synod in Relation to Mohammad Cartoons,” from Focus English News, with thanks to Summiter:
Sofia. The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church made a statement in relation to the published cartoons of the prophet Mohammad, which are blasphemous for the Islam.
The full text of the announcement, sent to FOCUS News Agency reads:
“The Bulgarian Orthodox Church, faithful to the Holy Orthodoxy, in its century-long tradition has been always considering the given by God freedom of choice and belief of every person. That is the Synod does not excuse any violation of the religious feelings and human rights of whoever. The freedom of choice and feelings of every person is a basis for preserving the public peace in the World.”