By Bro. Michael Dimond, O.S.B.
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Benedict XVI’s June 29, 2008 Comment: “Moreover, on today’s Solemnity it is a cause of special joy to the Bishop of Rome to welcome the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in the beloved person of His Holiness Bartholomew I…” (L’ Osservatore Romano, July 2 2008, p. 1.)
He calls the leader of the schismatic “Orthodox” Church a “beloved person.” Benedict XVI constantly refers to the leaders of openly schismatic and heretical sects as “your Holiness.” In this case, he refers to the leader of the schismatic “Orthodox” Church as “His Holiness.” To reject Catholic teachings is to be “His Holiness,” according to the apostate Benedict XVI.