Pope encourages Catholic-Lutheran cooperation
June 04, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: In a June 4 meeting with representatives of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Pope Francis said that Catholics and Lutherans “are called to alleviate together the miseries of the needy and the persecuted.” He welcomed closer ecumenical ties, saying: “Grateful to God, we have seen that the five hundred years of history – sometimes very painful – in which we have been opposed and often in conflict, have left space, in the last fifty years, to a growing communion.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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