In a recent pronouncement by Pope Benedict XVI, the pontif stated his position on ecumenism. In this article…ewtn.com/vnews/getstory.asp?number=56259…, even Alexy of Russia seems positive on bettering relations with Rome. Other churches are mentioned as well and in the same regard.
What other Orthodox reactions are there? How does this effect future relations? What does this mean in terms of future discussion and dialogue?