Catholic, Russian Orthodox Churches Set for Historic Meeting on Middle East – Israel News

The leaders of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will meet for the first time since their schism 1,000 years ago, in order to discuss the ongoing persecution of Christians in the Middle East.The two-hour meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow will be held at Havana Airport in Cuba next week.

Source: Catholic, Russian Orthodox Churches Set for Historic Meeting on Middle East – Israel News