Posted by: becketfund | July 5, 2009

Russia: Government Considers Full Diplomatic Ties with Vatican

MOSCOW – President Dmitry Medvedev has announced on July 5 that his government is considering full diplomatic relations with the Vatican, AFP reported on July 5.  Medvedev would not however comment on relations between the Vatican and the Moscow patriarch, which have been tense since the patriarch accused the Vatican of proselytism in Russia a few years back.

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