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Cyprus Church leader Archbishop Chrysostomos II laid to rest

Cyprus Nicosia Archbishop Chrysostomos II funeral1

Nicosia, Cyprus AP Chrysostomos II, the leader of Cyprus’ Orthodox Church, was laid to rest Saturday with a ceremony that reflected centuries of ecclesiastical tradition, eulogised as his church’s greatest reformer and an outspoken fighter for his people. The spiritual head of the world’s 300 million Orthodox, Istanbul-based Patriarch Bartholomew, was dressed in resplendent Byzantine […]