MOSCOW, April 14. /TASS/. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia had a phone conversation with Pope Francis focusing on the recent air strikes on Syria carried out by the United States, the United Kingdom and France, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church told reporters on Saturday.
"We have come forward with this initiative knowing that the Christians cannot stay aside seeing what is happening in Syria," Patriarch Kirill said. "That was a significant peacemaking dialogue."