Metropolitan Hilarion: ‘I Hope That the New Pope is a Traditionalist’

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Rorate Caeli: We bring to the attention of the dear Lord Cardinals the important ecumenical desire of the Russian Orthodox Church, as expressed by the head of the Department of External Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion:

“It is very likely that the new Pope will be italian, as before John Paul II”: it is the prediction given to public television Vesti 24 by Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Department of External Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate. … “I hope that the new Pope is a traditionalist,” he concluded. [Italian news agency ANSA]

 
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