12 Mar '13, 9pm

Bulgarian bishop tries, fails to sell Rolex to pay church’s bills

Bulgarian bishop tries, fails to sell Rolex to pay church’s bills

Bishop Metropolitan Nikolay is in a tough spot. His Plovdiv, Bulgaria, church has a $2,000 power bill — and also no money to pay it. So Nikolay decided to sell his gold Rolex watch to pay the bill, saying, “I’d rather go to heaven without a watch than to hell with one.” (Do bishops get a writing staff?) Regrettably, no one took him up on his offer, probably because of the country’s overall money woes: The cost of electricity in Bulgaria more than doubled from December to January, and massive protests forced Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s resignation last month. [

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