At long last, Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow embraced, kissing each other three times.
(The Archdiocese of Washington issued this statement from Cardinal Wuerl on Feb. 13.) It was with great sorrow that I learned today of the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. I admired his strong and unwavering faith in the Lord and his dedication to serving our country by upholding the U.S. Constitution.