Cardinal, leading Russian Orthodox official hold prayer service before Crown of Thorns in Paris
February 14, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, joined Metropolitan Hilarion, the chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, in an Eastern-rite prayer service at the Church of Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois, and together venerated the Crown of Thorns.
The meeting marked the sixth anniversary of the historic Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, signed during their meeting in Havana.
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