giovedì 3 agosto 2017

CNA/EWTN
The Vatican Secretary of State's visit to Russia later this month comes at a crucial juncture for the country, and is packed with both political and religious significance.  He is expected to meet with President Vladimir Putin and leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church during the trip. On a political level, the visit of Cardinal Pietro Parolin – the dates of which have yet to be announced – comes as Russia faces rising tensions with the West over Syria and Ukraine, and possible meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (...)