2009-02-25 18:41:56

Cardinal Kasper Reflects on Meeting with Greek Orthodox Leader

(25 February 2009 RV) The Vatican’s top spokesman on ecumenical dialogue, Cardinal Walter Kasper has just returned from a visit to Athens. While there he met for the first time with the leader of the Orthodox church. The Greek Orthodox church, which officially includes over 95% of the population, has traditionally been wary of contacts or dialogue with other Christians. But, in recent years under the reform minded Archbishop Christoldoulos, relations with the Holy See have made significant progress. We spoke to Cardinal Kasper, who told us more about the visit...

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