+Alexy's condition remains guarded after serious mid-August heart surgery
[Translation of first paragraph of a Russian-language article. Photo: empty klobuk, panagias, cross & staff.]
"Alexy II, Patriarch of Moscow and All-Russia, who had been hospitalized in early August in a German cardiological clinic, underwent serious heart surgery in the middle of the month, and his condition is still guarded. "Portalu-Credo.Ru" was informed of this from sources close to the leader of the Orthodox Church of Russia."