From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017

Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity Lutheran World Federation Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity


From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017

From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017

  • Title: From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017
  • Author: Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity Lutheran World Federation Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity
  • ISBN: 9783374033904
  • Page: 270
  • Format: Paperback



In 2017, Catholics and Lutherans will jointly look back on events of the Reformation 500 years ago At the same time, they will also reflect on 50 years of official ecumenical dialogue on the worldwide level During this time, the communion they share anew has continued to grow This encourages Lutherans and Catholics to celebrate together the common witness to the GospelIn 2017, Catholics and Lutherans will jointly look back on events of the Reformation 500 years ago At the same time, they will also reflect on 50 years of official ecumenical dialogue on the worldwide level During this time, the communion they share anew has continued to grow This encourages Lutherans and Catholics to celebrate together the common witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, who is the center of their common faith Yet, amidst this celebration, they will also have reason to experience the suffering caused by the division of the Church, and to look self critically at themselves, not only throughout history, but also through today s realities From Conflict to Communion develops a basis for an ecumenical commemoration that stands in contrast to earlier centenaries The Lutheran Roman Catholic Commission on Unity invites all Christians to study its report both open mindedly and critically, and to walk along the path towards the full, visible unity of the Church.


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