Twitter Collection: Pope Francis heads to Cuba

February 12, 2016

Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, will meet in Havana on Friday, nearly 1,000 years after Eastern Orthodoxy split from Rome.

This will be the first encounter in history between a Roman Catholic pope and a Russian Orthodox patriarch.

The trip also began with another rare sight – the pope donning a Sombrero, a gift from a Mexican journalist aboard the airplane to Havana.

Here, Twitter gets ready for the big visit:

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