Sunday, February 19, 2006

B16 to Meet with Orthodox

Pope Benedict XVI will soon have two high-ranking Orthodox visitors at the Vatican. According to news reports, Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens accepted an invitation to meet with the Pope "sometime this year." This announcement comes the same day the Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Filaret of Smolensk accepted an invitation to come to the Vatican Monday en route to venerate the relics of St. Nicholas of Myra, which are now in Bari.

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