I criticized him for leading people away from the Catholic Church.
Are you here to lead the Orthodox anywhere?
Once N. Pavovich asked the Elder, 'is it possible to hope for the
unification of the churches?'
" He replied, 'No! only an Ecumenical Council could do that, but there will
be no more councils. There have already been seven councils, like the seven
sacraments and the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit. For our age, the number
of fullness is the number seven. Eight is the number of the future age.Only separate people will be united to our Church
Source Elder Nektary of Optina By I.M. Kontzevitch Pages 181 and 182