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Historic First Meeting for Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

Head of a Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis will accommodate in Cuba on Feb. 12, a Gazeta.ru website reported Friday.

“A preference has been done on a arriving assembly between Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis,” a orator for Moscow patriarchate conduct Hilarion announced during a press briefing, Gazeta.ru reported.

This ancestral assembly will be a initial pope assembly with a Russian Church conduct given a Western and Eastern branches of Christianity separate in a 11th century.

The categorical subject of contention will be a harm of Christians in a Middle East.

The Russian Orthodox Church hopes that a eventuality will start a new section in a attribute between a denominations, according to a spokesman.

The primogenitor will also revisit Paraguay and Brazil. Meetings have been scheduled with a presidents of both countries.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/558821.html

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