Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Highlights Links With Cuba
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
16 de abril de 2013, 17:10Moscow, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Patriarch Kirill of Russian Orthodox Church expressed today satisfaction for the increasing development o relations with Cuba and recalled the cordial atmosphere prevailing during his visits to the Island.
During a meeting with Cuban Ambassador Emilio Lozada at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, in Moscow, the orthodox leader highlighted the long-lasting friendly links between the two countries and the excellent evolution of bilateral ties.
The Cuban diplomat conveyed an invitation by Cuban President Raul Castro to visit Cuba, in what would mean his first trip as top representative of the Orthodox Church in Moscow and all Russia and an important moment for the development of relations.
Kirill travelled to Havana twice as Metropolitan. During his stay in October, 2008, he inaugurated the Holy Russian Orthodox Cathedral Our Lady of Kazan in Havanaâ�Ös historical center.
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