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Offline podkarpatska

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This is an interesting post from the Eastern Christian Books blog  concerning Peter Seewald's new book-length interview with the pope,
"Light of the World: The Pope, The Church and The Signs Of The Times. "

http://easternchristianbooks.blogspot.com/2010/12/pope-of-rome-and-christian-east.html

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He has another interesting article on the dropping of the title "Patriarch of the West," which made me think that the Vatican should repent more and apologize less.
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
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and urgent strife sheds blood.
If you blow on a spark, it will glow;
if you spit on it, it will be put out;
                           and both come out of your mouth

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"A papacy of martyrdom: Seewald quotes back to the pope a paper the latter gave in 1977, with which he still agrees today, saying the papacy must first and foremost be understood to have and to exercise "a primacy of martyrdom" (9). In other words, "standing there as a glorious ruler is not part of being pope" (10). "

Anybody have a link to this paper?