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Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Pontiff Points to 3 Keys for Ecumenical Progress

Yeah: surrender, admit error, and sign up for RCIA.
REGENSBURG, Germany, SEPT. 13, 2006 ( The three keys to making progress on the way to Christian unity are "confession" of Christ, witness and love, Benedict XVI said at an ecumenical gathering in Bavaria.
Yeah, those too.