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Pope Francis and leaders of the LWF

Pope Francis leads a joint commemoration of the Reformation, together with the President and General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, Bishop Munib Younan and Rev Martin Junge, in Lund cathedral

Pope and Lutheran leaders mark 'a new beginning' in Sweden

31/10/2016 20:41

Pope Francis and leaders of the Lutheran World Federation mark a significant step forward in ecumenical relations as they lead thousands of people in a common commemoration of the Protestant Reformation in the Swedish cities of Lund and Malmo

Lutheran Archbishop Jackelén meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican earlier this year

Lutheran Archbishop Jackelén meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican earlier this year. On Monday in Sweden, she will welcome the Holy Father to an ecumenical commemoration of the Protestant Reformation.

Lutheran archbishop set to welcome Pope Francis

31/10/2016 13:36

Pope Francis will be welcomed to the Lutheran Cathedral of Lund by the Bishop of Stockholm, Anders Arborelius, and by the Lutheran Archbishop of Uppsala, Antje Jackelén.

Pope Francis during the ecumenical prayer service in Lund's Lutheran Cathedral.

Pope Francis during the ecumenical prayer service in Lund's Lutheran Cathedral.

Pope's visit to Sweden can give new emphasis to ecumenism

31/10/2016 13:30

BishopWilliam Kenney, who worked in Stockholm diocese for many years, says he hopes Pope Francis visit to Sweden for a joint commemoration of the Reformation will give “a renewed emphasis to ecumenism".

Pope Francis greets well-wishers en route to Lund's Lutheran Cathedral in Sweden

Pope Francis greets well-wishers en route to Lund's Lutheran Cathedral in Sweden

Catholics, Lutherans, stronger together to serve the world

31/10/2016 13:30

Pope Francis’ visit to Sweden for the joint commemoration of the Reformation comes as the culmination of 50 years of dialogue between Lutherans and Catholics, who’ll be recommitting themselves to shared witness and service

Lund cathedral

Lund cathedral in Sweden where Pope Francis will jointly preside at a prayer service with leaders of the Lutheran Word Federation on Monday

Expectations for the Pope's ecumenical encounter in Sweden

30/10/2016 20:54

We take a look at the hopes and expectations as Pope Francis departs on a historic visit to Sweden on Monday for a joint commemoration of the Reformation with leaders of the Lutheran World Federation.

Michel Roy, secretary general of Caritas Internationalis

Michel Roy, secretary general of Caritas Internationalis, which is organising the joint ecumenical event in Malmo arena with the Lutheran World Federation's World Service

Caritas and Lutheran World Service to commit to vision of unity

30/10/2016 12:00

Caritas Internationalis and the Lutheran World Federation’s charitable arm, World Service, are jointly preparing a key event in Sweden’s Malmö arena as part of the October 31st anniversary of the Reformation

A refugee family fleeing from Mosul across the Iraq-Syria border

A refugee family fleeing from Mosul across the Iraq-Syria border

Refugees, migrants at heart of Lutheran World Service response

30/10/2016 12:00

The response of Christians to refugees, migrants and internally displaced people will be at the heart of the historic ecumenical events taking place in Sweden on Monday to mark the forthcoming 500th anniversary of the Reformation