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Russian patriarch scrubs meeting where he was to meet pope

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Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk, head of foreign relations for the Moscow Patriarchate, said Patriarch Kirill would not be attending the Sept. 13-15 meeting. Kirill has justified the invasion of Ukraine on spiritual and ideological grounds. He has blessed Russian soldiers going into battle and invoked the idea that Russians and Ukrainians are one people.
3 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation

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