I found this already discussed in April but the issue closed w/o resolution.
On RHEL 6.1 we have GCC 4.4.7 installed and checked for GCC Fortran as well. Get the same errors sequence:
In file included from bliss.cc:20:
bliss/graph.hh:326: error: ISO C++ forbids initialization of member 'refine_equal_to_first'
bliss/graph.hh:326: error: making 'refine_equal_to_first' static
bliss/graph.hh:326: error: ISO C++ forbids in-class initialization of non-const static member 'refine_equal_to_first'
make: *** [bliss.o] Error 1
ERROR: compilation failed for package 'igraph'