Pope meets with Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk
Pope Francis has met with the foreign minister of the Russian Orthodox Church ahead of a Nov. 25 visit to the Vatican by President Vladimir Putin.
The Vatican released no details of Tuesday’s meeting with Metropolitan Hilarion, in Rome for a Catholic-Orthodox conference on family values.
Metropolitan Hilarion also had talks with representatives of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. Tomorrow, on Wednesday, the Metropolitan will hold lecture at one conference of the Pontifical Council for the Family on the topic Family in Europe.