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Pope Says Orthodox-Catholic Meeting Raises Hope
Associated Press ^ | 8/19/12

Posted on 08/21/2012 7:02:01 AM PDT by marshmallow

CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI has hailed as an important step a meeting in Poland between the leaders of Russia's Orthodox church and Poland's Catholic hierarchy.

Poland and Russia have feuded for centuries, and their ties are marked by distrust.

Benedict praised the goodwill efforts by Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Archbishop Jozef Michalik who met in a ceremony in Warsaw on Friday.

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