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Alexander Nevski

Saint. ?1220--63, Russian prince and military leader, who defeated the Swedes at the River Neva (1240) and the Teutonic knights at Lake Peipus (1242)
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Also close by are National Palace of Culture and Alexander Nevski Cathedral.
BLOC BOOKING: the river of boulders in the Vitosha mountains' McDonald's in Sofia and the Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Alexander Nevski. Soon after he became Pope, John Paul had declared these two saints as co-patrons of Europe; he now hailed them as "a spiritual bridge between Eastern and Western traditions." The brother saints were sent in the ninth century, by the Patriarch of Constantinople to evangelize the Slays, hut before embarking on this task, they authenticated their mission by a visit to the Pope in Rome.
The Old Town should be on everyone's 'must see' list with its charming architecture, onion-dome Alexander Nevski Cathedral and the shocking-pink Toompea Castle, which is now home to the country's parliament.
Alexander Nevski Square, where it merged with the afternoon rally of the UDF just about to begin.
During the first day of his apostolic journey to Bulgaria, 5th of May, Pope Francis held meetings with PM Borissov and President Radev, met with the Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte and metropolitans at the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, went to the St Alexander Nevski Cathedral for a private prayer before the altar of Sts Cyril and Methodius, addressed a Regina Coeli to the Blessed Virgin Mary and conducted an open-air Holy Mass.
Alexander Nevsky Square, including the approach on Oborishte Street - from Rakovski Street to the Alexander Nevski Temple, are preserved.
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Pope Francis will also address his traditional Sunday address to the Catholics of Alexander Nevski Square, then head to Alexander Batenberg Square to pass through.