mercoledì 24 maggio 2017

Russia
Patriarch Kirill sends early icon of Saint Nicholas to Pope Francis
Interfax
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent an early icon of Saint Nicholas to Pope Francis to express his gratitude for the pope's assistance in organizing the historic visit of the relics of Saint Nicholas to Russia. At the patriarch's request, the icon will be handed over to Archbishop Francesco Paolo Cacucci of Bari, who met with Patriarch Kirill in Moscow on Monday after a religious service at the Saint Nicholas relics, which were brought to Moscow from the Pontifical Basilica in Bari the day before. (...)