Saturday, March 04, 2006

Pope drops traditional papal title

"Pope Drops Title for unity" declares (News.Scotsman.Com, March 2, 2006):

Pope Benedict has dropped one of his nine official titles, giving up "Patriarch of the West" in a discreet step apparently intended to help promote closer ties with the Orthodox churches of the East. (Read more here.)
[Hat tip, NOR]

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