He said Pope John Paul II, who appointed him to the post of papal preacher in 1980, stressed "exchanging gifts among the churches, not exchanging accusations." That's something Cantalamessa said he wants to encourage.
"What unites us is much more important," he said. "The Lord put love in my heart for the fellow Christians."
He said the issues that created the division between the Catholic Church and other denominations centuries ago "have lost most of their importance."
Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Fr. Cantalamessa (Papal Preacher) in Central Kentucky
From the Lexington Herald: