It's official. The Catholic Knight is retired.  I'm hanging up the helmet and passing the torch. There will be no more articles, no more commentaries, no more calls to action. THIS BLOG IS CLOSED. I've spent a very long time thinking about this, I believe the time has come, and is a bit overdue.  I want to thank my readers for everything, but most especially for your encouragement and your willingness to go out there and fight the good fight. So, that being the case, I've spend the last several weeks looking for bloggers who are fairly active, and best represent something akin to the way I think and what I believe.  I recommend the following blogs for my readers to bookmark and check on regularly. Pick one as your favourite, or pick them all. They are all great..... In His Majesty's Service, THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT

Friday, December 15, 2006

Ecumenical Breakthrough!

THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: It would appear that the pope's visit to the Ecumenical Patriarch in Turkey has paved the way for a kind 'ecumenical breakthrough' among Eastern Christians...

Pope, Greek Orthodox primate unite against secularism

Vatican, Dec. 14, 2006 ( - Greek Orthodox Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens met with Pope Benedict XVI (bio - news) on Thursday, December 14, and the two signed a joint statement affirming their commitment to Christian unity.

In their joint statement the Pope and Archbishop Christodoulos affirmed “our joint responsibility to overcome, in love and truth, the multiple difficulties and painful experiences of the past.” The quest for full Christian unity, they said, should “reinforce the credibility of the Christian message in a period of enormous social upheaval and of great spiritual searching by many of our contemporaries...

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