Robertson called the Pope, "a humble and caring servant of the Lord."


From ............ "700 Club" mailing

January 1996 Report from CBN

PAT ROBERTSON MEETS JOHN PAUL II

After CBN founder Pat Robertson met with His Holiness, Pope John Paul II during the Pontiff's October visit to the United States Robertson described their meeting as very warm.

The meeting with the Pope came just hours after Robertson participated in an Ecumenical Procession at the Papal Liturgy in New York's Central Park.

Robertson called the Pope, "a humble and caring servant of the Lord."

At the conclusion of his time with the Pope, Robertson presented a three-page letter to the Pontiff underscoring CBN's commitment to work for Christian unity and world evangelization.

In the letter, Robertson told the Pope:

Robertson also wrote that he was "encouraged" by the Pope's recent encyclical on Christian unity, That All May Be One, and praised the Pontiff for his recent call to Catholics to "be more committed to prayer for Christian unity" in the Pope's 1994 Apostolic letter, As The Third Millennium Draws Near.

In Robertson's words:

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