Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church are spending some two hours together in in Havana.
The Pope is on the way to Mexico and the Patriarch is visiting Orthodox Churches in Latin America.
The meeting of these two leaders has been in negotiations since the Second Vatican Council, and particularly under the leadership of Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI and now Francis.
Pope Francis had stated that he was willing to meet the Patriarch anytime and anywhere.
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