Posts Tagged ‘Vatican-Russian relations’

‘Foreign Minister’s’ Moscow visit to bolster Vatican-Russia relations

Thursday, November 11th, 2021
Vatican-Russia relations

The Vatican’s equivalent of “foreign minister” has made a two-day visit to Moscow, a sign of the Holy See’s ongoing efforts to improve Vatican-Russia relations. Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States, arrived on Monday in the Russian capital, where he held meetings with Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and Foreign Minister Read more

Pope meets Putin to discuss current affairs

Monday, July 8th, 2019

President Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis met at the Vatican last Thursday to discuss environmental issues, the Catholic Church in Russia and current affairs in Syria, Ukraine and Venezuela. It was Putin’s third meeting with Pope Francis and fifth visit to the Vatican. At the end of the 55-minute private meeting, Alessandro Gisotti from the Read more