Historic pope-patriarch declaration: key points

Pope Francis (L) and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill (R), deliver a joint press conference during a historic meeting in Havana on February 12, 2016Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on Friday held the first meeting in nearly a millennium between heads of their two branches of the Christian church. “Attempts to justify criminal acts with religious slogans are altogether unacceptable.

Share this article