Russian Orthodox and Catholic church may end 950-year rift
Relations between the Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church have been tense for centuries, but in a sign that relations are finally thawing, Archbishop Ilarion, who heads the Russian Orthodox Churchâ€™s foreign relations department, said that both sides wanted a meeting, although he emphasised that problems remained.
Ilarion spoke of a rapprochement under Pope Benedict XVI that would allow for a meeting with the new Russian Orthodox Patriarch, Kiril, who took up his office in February after the death of the previous patriarch.
â€śThere have been visits at a high level,â€ť said Illarion. â€śWe are moving towards the moment when it will become possible to prepare a meeting between the Pope and the Moscow patriarch.â€ť...
[URL=http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=122602104249]]]Babylonian Religion and the Apostate Church[/URL]
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