SCHOLL: The king and I: from Prisoner to Patriarch

By Tom Scholl - Special to The Telegraph 21/11/2012 Well, he wasn’t a king, exactly; I stole the title from a Broadway play. He was a patriarch in Orthodox Christianity. There are about 19 patriarchs: Greek, Russian, etc. Each patriarch is revered by all one-half billion Orthodox Christians as Roman Catholics do Pope Benedict XVI. When I met ...