By Bro. Michael Dimond, O.S.B.
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Benedict XVI, Angelus Address, August 5, 2007, speaking of the death of the schismatic “Orthodox” Patriarch Teoctist: “At this time, a few days after the death of H.B. Teoctist, the Patriarch, I would like to address a special thought to the leaders and faithful of the Romanian Orthodox Church. I sent Cardinal Walter Kasper, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, to take part as my representative in his solemn funeral, celebrated last Friday at Bucharest’s Patriarchal Cathedral. I remember with esteem and affection this noble figure of a Pastor who loved his Church… ‘May his memory live forever’, as the Orthodox liturgical tradition concludes the funeral service of all who fall asleep in the Lord. Let us make this invocation our own, asking the Lord to welcome this Brother of ours into his Kingdom of infinite light and to grant him the repose and peace promised to faithful servants of the Gospel.”
Benedict XVI states that he remembers with esteem the schismatic leader and declares him to have been a noble pastor. He then says that the schismatic’s memory should live forever.
Benedict XVI, letter to schismatic “Orthodox” Romanian “Orthodox” Patriarchate, published August 2, 2007: “Having received news of the death of His Beatitude Teoctist, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, I hasten to express to you, to the Holy [schismatic “Orthodox”] Synod and all the members of the Church my heartfelt condolences, and to assure you of my spiritual union with all those who mourn the passing of this distinguished and highly regarded Church leader. I pray that the Romanian Orthodox Church will rejoice in the legacy of Patriarch Teoctist’s many years of wise ministry, and that you will be sustained and comforted by the fruits of his apostolate as you commend his noble soul to the merciful love of our Heavenly Father. In conveying my closeness in prayer at this time of grief, I also wish to express my earnest good wishes for you and your brother Bishops as you guide the Church in this time of transition.”
Benedict XVI calls the schismatic synod “holy,” says that he has spiritual union with schismatics, and says that the deceased schismatic was a distinguished and highly regarded leader of the true Church. He goes on to assert that the schismatic Church should “rejoice” in the “legacy” of the schismatic leader’s “many years of wise ministry.” He then says the current schismatic leader guides the true Church.
Benedict XVI’s address to the schismatic delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, July 18, 2007: “With great joy and sincere esteem I welcome and greet you… I once again thank each one of you for your visit, and I renew the expression of my affection and esteem to His Holiness Bartholomew I…”
With great joy and esteem he welcomes the schismatics and their leader. Benedict XVI is a total schismatic. The proof is irrefutable.
 L’Osservatore Romano, August 8/15, 2007.p. 1.
 L’Osservatore Romano, August 8/15, 2007. p. 12.
 L’Osservatore Romano, August 8/15, 2007. p. 10.