The abbot of the two Orthodox churches in Russian Yasenevo Archimandrite Melchizedek told his parishioners that the Pope Francis allegedly repented of the sins of the Catholic Church and expressed a desire to convert to Orthodoxy. The Russian priest told that when commenting on the meeting of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill with Pope Francis on February 12th.
"There was a rumor that the Pope wants to repent and return to the bosom of the Holy Orthodox Church and for that he did not to preserve the purity of Orthodoxy and live according to theOrthodoxy," - said Archimandrite Melchizedek. According to him, the Pope supposedly repented for blessing euthanasia, gay parades and gay marriage.
As evidence of "repentance" of Francis the Archimandrite said that "after the Pope signed the declaration, he began was the first to embrace the Patriarch".
Reference. Archimandrite Melchizedek (Pavel Artyukhin, May 2, 1962, Moscow) - Archimandrite of the Russian Orthodox Church, abbot of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul church in Yasenevo and Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin in Yasenevo, press secretary of the Synodal Department for the monasteries and monastic life.