Cyprus’ new archbishop enthroned, no Russian clerics attend


              The head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church Archbishop Georgios looks on during his enthronement ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Archbishop Georgios formally assumed his new duties following an enthronement ceremony evoking the splendor of centuries of Byzantine tradition before an audience of Orthodox clergy from around the world with the notable exception of the Russian church. The Cyprus Church has recognized the independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
            
              The head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church Archbishop Georgios stands in front of the chancel during his enthronement ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Archbishop Georgios formally assumed his new duties following an enthronement ceremony evoking the splendor of centuries of Byzantine tradition before an audience of Orthodox clergy from around the world with the notable exception of the Russian church. The Cyprus Church has recognized the independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
            
              The head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church Archbishop Georgios looks on during his enthronement ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Archbishop Georgios formally assumed his new duties following an enthronement ceremony evoking the splendor of centuries of Byzantine tradition before an audience of Orthodox clergy from around the world with the notable exception of the Russian church. The Cyprus Church has recognized the independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
            
              The head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church Archbishop Georgios, rear, walks with other bishops during his enthronement ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Archbishop Georgios formally assumed his new duties following an enthronement ceremony evoking the splendor of centuries of Byzantine tradition before an audience of Orthodox clergy from around the world with the notable exception of the Russian church. The Cyprus Church has recognized the independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
            
              The head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church Archbishop Georgios, rear center, walks with other bishops during his enthronement ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Archbishop Georgios formally assumed his new duties following an enthronement ceremony evoking the splendor of centuries of Byzantine tradition before an audience of Orthodox clergy from around the world with the notable exception of the Russian church. The Cyprus Church has recognized the independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
            
              A priest hold the the mantle of the head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church Archbishop Georgios during his enthronement ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Archbishop Georgios formally assumed his new duties following an enthronement ceremony evoking the splendor of centuries of Byzantine tradition before an audience of Orthodox clergy from around the world with the notable exception of the Russian church. The Cyprus Church has recognized the independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
            
              The head of Cyprus' Orthodox Church Archbishop Georgios, left, looks on during his enthronement ceremony at Saint Barnabas Cathedral in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. Archbishop Georgios formally assumed his new duties following an enthronement ceremony evoking the splendor of centuries of Byzantine tradition before an audience of Orthodox clergy from around the world with the notable exception of the Russian church. The Cyprus Church has recognized the independence of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Cyprus’ new archbishop enthroned, no Russian clerics attend