07 August 2007, 13:15
Pope Benedict XVI sends gift to Patriarch Alexy II
Moscow, August 7, Interfax - Vice Dean of the College of Cardinals,
retired president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
Roger Etchegaray has presented Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
Alexy II with a golden quill from Pope Benedict XVI.
"Several documents have already been signed with this quill by the
Pope," Etchegaray said on Tuesday.
The cardinal presented the primate of the Russian Church with a
message from the pope, and the patriarch assured him that he would
reply to Benedict XVI in writing.