Letter #26, 2019: Putin to Come to Rome
Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin, June 2015. Photo Credit – AP
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
“The pontiff will receive Putin on July 5, for the third time since his enthronement in 2013, in the midst of a meeting already planned by the Holy See to discuss the situation in Ukraine.” —A Spanish news agency, today, on an upcoming meeting between Pope Francis and Russian President Vladimir Putin(link)
The characters have their roles, and the chess pieces are being moved about the board, knights and pawns, bishops and queens — the kings do not move much until the end game.
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