PBS NewsHour

Pope and patriarch meet for first time in nearly 1,000 years

Clip: Season 2016 | 8m 24s

In the first meeting between leaders of Christianity’s largest churches since the Great Schism of 1054, Pope Francis met with Patriarch Kirill of the Eastern Orthodox Church Friday afternoon in Havana. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington, and the Most Blessed Tikhon, primate of the Orthodox Church in America, for more on the historic moment.

Aired: 02/12/16

Rating: NR

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