Churches and ecclesial communities represented at funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
January 06, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: Over 20 Orthodox and Protestant leaders—among them Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, and the head of the World Council of Churches—sent messages of condolence to the Vatican upon Pope Benedict’s death. While some of the messages were pro forma, many included personal tributes to the late Pontiff learning, prayerfulness, or deep devotion to Christ.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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