Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

The Pope and the Patriarch: Russia’s search for the right West

The Western political establishment is hostile to Russia. This makes it all the more important to demonstrate that the Western religious establishment is more sympathetic. Regardless of Putin’s aims, the meeting between Pope and Patriarch has become a landmark event in the history of Christianity. […]

Pope Francis and Dalia Grybauskaitė. Photo M.Lingė
Foreign affairs

President Grybauskaitė to meet with Pope Francis in October

During the second half of this year, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will pay visits to ten foreign countries, including Vatican where she will have an audience with Pope Francis. […]