(By Pavel Korobov. Kommersant, Feb. 2, 2009, p. 4.
Complete text:) Kirill, the 16th Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus,
was enthroned yesterday at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. More
than 5,000 people came to watch Metropolitan Kirill ascend the
patriarchal throne. “There have never been this many people
inside the Cathedral of Christ the Savior,” a priest
commented to Kommersant. Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna, the head
of the Russian imperial house, had flown in from Madrid to attend