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Joint Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation

cross-used-to-celebrate-reformation-anniversaryThe Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Roman Catholic Church will jointly hold an ecumenical commemoration of the Reformation on 31 October 2016 in Lund, Sweden.

Pope Francis, LWF President Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan and LWF General Secretary Rev. Dr. Martin Junge will lead the common prayer service and arena event in cooperation with leaders from the Church of Sweden and the Catholic Diocese of Stockholm.

The event will be livestreamed on the LWF website beginning at 6:30 am, but will be archived for later viewing.  Go to and follow the links to “Joint Ecumenical Commemoration of the Reformation”.

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada’s facebook page has many pictures and information about this event.

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