Ecumenical News International News Highlights
03 August 2006
Relations with Rome improving says Russian Orthodox leader
Moscow (ENI). The Russian Orthodox Church leader in charge of
inter-denominational contacts has said relations with the Roman Catholic
Church have steadily improved since the ascent of Pope Benedict XVI. "After
the election of Pope Benedict XVI our dialogue became more intensive,"
Metropolitan Kirill, the head of the Moscow Patriarchate's Department of
External Church Relations, told the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily newspaper.
[272 words, ENI-06-0614]
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