lunedì 18 ottobre 2021

Russia
Patriarch Kirill's meeting with Pope not under preparation yet - Metropolitan Hilarion

(Interfax) The Russian Orthodox Church has said that a meeting between its leader Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis was not currently on the agenda. "So far no specific preparations are being made for such a meeting. Its date has not been set, its place has not been either, and the range of topics of this meeting is still at the stage of being worked on," the chairman of the Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion said on the Church and the World program on Rossiya-24 television channel. There was already one such meeting more than five years ago, in Havana on February 12, 2016, he recalled. "In many respects that meeting was useful and important. (...)