THE ABILITY of a 12thcentury French abbot to unite love of God and neighbour with pragmatism in everyday life is a worthy quality for Christians today to strive for, Pope Benedict XVI has said. The Pope praised Peter the Venerable, who led the powerful Benedictine abbey in Cluny for more than 30 years, for his ability to maintain inner tranquillity while guiding his monastery and order through tumultuous times.
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Praise for French abbot
Keywords: Benedictines, Cluniacs, Peter The Venerable, Cluny, Order Of Saint Benedict, Abbot, Pope Benedict Xvi, Cluny Abbey, Berno Of Cluny, Religion / Belief
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