By Ines Murzaku

Vincenzo Pinto and Kirill Kudryavtsev
LEFT: Pope Francis releases a dove during a meeting with the Chaldean community at the Catholic Church of St. Simon Bar Sabbae in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Sept. 30, 2016. RIGHT: Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill releases a dove after a Divine Liturgy marking the Feast of the Annunciation in front of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow on April 7.

Amid war and ecumenical turmoil, will this summer see a historic meeting between the Pope and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch?

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