Pope Francis to Sweden for Joint Reformation Commemoration

Pope Francis will travel to Sweden in October for a joint ecumenical commemoration of the start of the Reformation, together with leaders of the Lutheran World Federation and representatives of other Christian Churches, Vatican Radio reports.

Pope Francis to travel to Sweden for joint Reformation commemoration

The one-day event will include a common worship service in Lund cathedral based on a Catholic-Lutheran “Common Prayer” liturgical guide, published earlier this month by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF).

(Pray Tell wrote on Luther as a father of Vatican II here.)


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