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The historic meeting between Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in Havana (AP)

Patriarch Kirill is overheard telling the Pope: ‘Things are easier now’

Pope Francis meets Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill at Jose Marti International airport in Havana (AP)

First meeting of a pope and Russian patriarch takes place in Havana

Patriarch Kirill arrives at the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana on Thursday (AP)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill attend a reception marking the 1000th anniversary of the death of Grand Prince Vladimir in 2015 (Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Russia is isolated and fighting two wars, and its leaders recognise that, diplomacy-wise, the Pope has many divisions

People walks past a Pope Francis banner outside a store in Mexico City (CNS)

The Vatican has updated the Holy Father’s itinerary for the upcoming papal visit

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill (AP/Alexander Khitrov)

Pope Francis will meet with Patriarch Kirill on February 12 in Cuba

Syrian refugees at the Lebanon border. Eleven million people are displaced  (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

During his Angelus address, Francis also requested prayers ahead of his visit to Mexico

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Patriarch Kirill (AP)

The Pope will meet Patriarch Kirill on February 12

Pope Francis delivers his Angelus address from his window overlooking St Peter's Square yesterday (AP)

Pontiff urges Central American nations to show ‘generosity’ towards migrants seeking to enter United States

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his weekly general audience (CNS)

The Pope reviewed his papal visit to Cuba and the US during his general audience in St Peter’s Square