Articles on this issue "lutherans"
Request Lutheran World Federation and Vatican's Council for Christian Unity to Assent to Document
Drawing on 50 years of national and international dialogue, Lutherans and Catholics in the United States together have issued the "Declaration on the Way: Church, Ministry and Eucharist," a …read more
Pontiff Says Persecution of Christians "Drives Us to Grow in Fraternal Communion"
On the path towards full and visible unity in faith, sacramental life and ecclesial mystery, there is still much work to be done, but "we can be sure that the Paraclete Spirit will always be …read more
Earlier today, Pope Francis received an ecumenical delegation from Finland at the Vatican. The group was in Rome on their annual pilgrimage to celebrate the feast of St. Henry, the patron …read more
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) will jointly host an ecumenical event in the fall of 2016 as a continuation of the process …read more
This morning, Pope Francis received in audience a Delegation of the German Lutheran Evangelical Church. Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to those present. * * * Sisters and …read more
This morning, Pope Francis received a delegation from the Lutheran World Federation as well as representatives of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic International Commission on Unity during an …read more
At 11 o’clock this morning, the Holy Father Francis received in audience a delegation of the Lutheran World Federation and members of the Lutheran-Catholic Commission for Unity. Here is a …read more
Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave today upon receiving in audience a delegation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Germany, who are in Rome for the end of the Week of …read more
Benedict XVI is affirming the Church's friendship with Lutherans on the eve of the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Today in the Vatican, the Pope received members of a …read more
Here is the text of the message delivered today to Benedict XVI by Bishop Munib Younan, the president of the Lutheran World Federation and bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan …read more
Benedict XVI will visit a Lutheran church in Rome for a German-language service in which both he and a Lutheran pastor will give homilies. The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity …read more
Here is the greeting given by Benedict XVI today to the Lutheran Bishop Mark Hanson and the delegation accompanying him at the general audience in Paul VI Hall. * * * Distinguished Friends, I …read more
Here is the text of the address Benedict XVI gave Monday to an ecumenical delegation from Finland, visiting Rome on the occasion of the feast of their patron. * * * Dear distinguished Friends …read more