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Nigerian Archbishop Musa Panti Filibus,

Nigerian Archbishop Musa Panti Filibus, the new president of the Lutheran World Federation, met Pope Francis in the Vatican on Thursday December 7th 2017

Lutheran leader: Pope's' Reformation visit marked turning point

07/12/2017 15:09

The new head of the Lutheran World Federation says the visit by Pope Francis to Sweden for the joint commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation marked a “turning point” in relations between the two world communions.

Pope Francis with the new president of the Lutheran World Federation, Nigerian Archbishop Musa Panti Filibus

Pope Francis with the new president of the Lutheran World Federation, Nigerian Archbishop Musa Panti Filibus

Pope Francis meets new president of Lutheran World Federation

07/12/2017 11:58

Pope Francis meets the new president of the Lutheran World Federation, Nigerian Archbishop Musa Panti Filibus, focusing on common prayer as the key to Christian unity

Pope Francis with leaders of the LWF

Pope Francis, flanked by the president and secretary general of the Lutheran World Federation, lead a joint commemoration of the Reformation in October 2016

Catholics and Lutherans mark 500th anniversary of Reformation

31/10/2017 13:37

The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Lutheran World Federation on Tuesday issued a joint statement, marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and giving thanks for the spiritual and theological gifts received

 

Pope Francis greets participants in a Vatican conference on 'Luther: 500 Years Later'

Pope Francis greets participants in a Vatican conference on 'Luther: 500 Years Later'

Pope ‘grateful to God’ for Vatican conference on Martin Luther

31/03/2017 13:06

Pope Francis on Friday greeted participants in a conference promoted by the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences, entitled “Luther: 500 Years Later”. He expressed his gratitude to God for the conference and called it a “working of the Holy Spirit”.

Bishop Munib Younan and Pope Francis sign a joint declaration

LWF President Bishop Munib Younan and Pope Francis sign a joint declaration during a 500th anniversary commemoration of the Reformation in Lund cathedral

Fruits of Catholic-Lutheran joint commemoration of Reformation

29/03/2017 15:31

Five months on from the joint commemoration of the Reformation by Pope Francis and Lutheran leaders, the President of the Lutheran World Federation says that ecumenical energy is penetrating hearts and minds of Christians around the world..

A statue of Martin Luther

A statue of Martin Luther in his native town of Eisleben in Eastern Germany

Rome conference sheds new light on Luther and the sacraments

02/03/2017 12:08

Professor Annemarie Mayer took part in a conference at Rome’s Gregorian university this week, exploring the profound changes in understanding between Lutherans and Catholics that have evolved over the past decades of theological dialogue.

Pope Francis receives the ecumenical delegation from Germany

Pope Francis receives the ecumenical delegation from Germany

German Catholics and Lutherans take new steps towards unity

06/02/2017 12:37

Pope Francis told an ecumenical delegation from German on Monday that the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation offers Catholics and Lutherans an opportunity to take further steps towards reconciliation and full Christian unity

Pope Francis receives Kaarlo Kalliali, Lutheran Bishop of Turku and his grandchildren

Pope Francis receives Kaarlo Kalliali, Lutheran Bishop of Turku and his grandchildren, with the Ecumenical Delegation of Finland

Pope: Luther’s intention was to renew the Church, not divide her

19/01/2017 10:05

Pope Francis on Thursday said that “the intention of Martin Luther five hundred years ago was to renew the Church, not divide her”. He was speaking to members of an Ecumenical Delegation from Finland who are in the Vatican to take part in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity,