Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox leader to meet


Published: 5Feb2016

« Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday. The Feb. 12 meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the leaders of the Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Churches, which is the largest in Orthodoxy. » (CBC)

Anne Leahy, adjunct professor, Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University

She can comment this « historical » meeting. She's available to comment on the new engagements of the Catholic Church on a wide range of public policy issues: environment, ethical, political, social, economic, international relations and development.

aslleahy [at] gmail.com (English, French, Italian)

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