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Orthodox Patriarch Hopes To Improve Relations With Poland

Kirill, the patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, greets Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz (left), the archbishop of Warsaw.
Kirill, the patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, greets Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz (left), the archbishop of Warsaw.
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has said he hoped his visit to Poland will help ease tensions between the two nations.

Kirill arrived in Warsaw on August 16 at the start of a four-day visit, the first ever by a head of the Russian Orthodox Church to the largely Roman Catholic country.

The Russian Orthodox patriarch and the head of Poland's Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop Jozef Michalik are to sign a joint message on August 17 calling on Poles and Russians to forgive each other for the dark pages of their shared history.

Kirill met Catholic Church leaders in the episcopate in Warsaw, and later Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, who said that dialogue was a step towards reconciliation.
 
Based on reporting by AFP and dpa
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by: Konstantin from: Los Angeles
August 16, 2012 20:13
I would agree with Komorovsky.
Comparasment of murdered government
With new government of Poland still relevant-sky.
Is new government only less anti Russian-fashistovsky?
Or would go as far as dancing "Komariki" Russian henchmen?
I hope Komorovsky coming not from Russian "Komarovskiy",
Many loyalists in Russ and Beloruss joining pogromovsky.
Beside that, Russia leave Georgia and long live Polland!

by: Anonymous from: USA
August 16, 2012 21:23
When a Polish Pope John Paul II tried to build closer ties to the Orthodox church in Eastern Europe, the Russians cried fowl, claiming he was trying to proselytize Orthodox believers into becoming Catholic. The patriarchs of Russia are FSB agents with expensive taste in wristwatches!

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