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Orthodox priest shouts ‘Pope, you are a heretic’ at Francis in Athens

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By Philip Pullella and Karolina Tagaris ATHENS (Reuters) -An elderly Greek Orthodox priest shouted “Pope, you are a heretic” as Pope Francis was entering the Orthodox Archbishopric in Athens on Saturday and was taken away by police, a reminder of the lingering distrust between the two divided churches. Video showed the man, who was dressed in black robes and black hat and had a long white beard, shouting the words in Greek outside the building before police bundled him away. Witnesses said he shouted loud enough for the pope to hear the commotion. The man appeared to have fallen while being ta…

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