patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, went ahead with an official visit to Damascus last month.
The founder and patriarch of the Italian knitwear brand passed away at his home in Italy on Thursday.
Ramón Estévez, better known by his stage name, Martin Sheen, is the patriarch.
The surprise choice was the gregarious rotund 77-year-old patriarch of Venice.
The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church even opined that same-sex marriage is a sign of the apocalypse.
And the patriarch came, walking nimbly needing neither guide nor crutch.
If he does that he ought to be a bishop, or a Metropolitan, if not a patriarch.
After a careful survey of the black horse the patriarch of the Jungle Circuit spoke.
And they all agreed that the patriarch had every reason to be pleased with himself.
I owns the patriarch and the Palermo and the Proosian and the whole line.
late 12c., from Old French patriarche "one of the Old Testament fathers" (11c.) and directly from Late Latin patriarcha (Tertullian), from Greek patriarkhes "chief or head of a family," from patria "family, clan," from pater "father" (see father (n.)) + arkhein "to rule" (see archon). Also used as an honorific title of certain bishops in the early Church, notably those of Antioch, Alexandria, and Rome.