ASUNCION, February 15. /TASS/. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has arrived in the capital of Paraguay - the city of Asuncion to continue his pastor’s visit to Latin American countries.
Atr the plane he was met by Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, as well as Catholic cardinals and Russian speaking nationals living there.
"Both Russia and Paraguay are countries with a very strong Christian tradition," Patriarch Kirill said.
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church will be in Paraguay until February 16. He will conduct a divine service in the Intercession Church and meet with Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes.