Patriarch Kirill Sends Message to Cuba President

The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter to Raul Castro, in which he thanked the Cuban authorities for creating all the necessary conditions for the meeting he held with Pope Francis»

His Holiness Kirill Pays Courtesy Visit to Fidel Castro (+photos)

The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, His Holiness Kirill, paid a courtesy visit to the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, on the penultimate day of his official visit to Cuba. According to a statement, the meeting between them took place in the afternoon, yesterday. Fidel Castro had words of recognition for the leader of the Russian Orthodox »

Raúl Castro Attends Divine Liturgy at Havana Orthodox Cathedral

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia officiated the Divine Liturgy at the Russian Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox Cathedral in Havana this Sunday morning, which was attended by the President of the Councils of State and Ministers Raúl Castro Ruz. “I will continue to pray for Cuba, I will continue to pray for you (Raúl) and your brother, with »

Cuba President Awards Patriarch Kirill with Jose Marti Order

Cuban president Raul Castro decorated his Holiness Kirill, patriarch of Moscow and all Russia with the Order Jose Marti, the highest award given by the Cuban Council of State. The ceremony took place at the Palace of the Revolution, in this capital. Created in 1972, the Order Jose Marti is awarded to Cuban and foreign citizens, as well as to »

Pope Francis in Havana: Cuba to be the Capital of Unity

Pope Francis thanked Cuba for hosting his meeting with Patriarch Kirill, and considered that the Island may become the capital of unity. After signing a joint statement in Havana with the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, the Pope praised the Cuban people, specially President Raul Castro, who was present in the historic event. “I appreciate its active readiness; if »

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill Hold Talks in Havana

After an effusive greeting, Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill are holding private talks that should last around two hours in a hall belonging to the Havana´s Jose Marti International Airport. After Cuban President Raul Castro received him at the tarmac of the airport, Francis entered the airport where the Head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Kirill, was waiting. Pope Francis »