- May 26, 2020
Nearly 500 years after Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the Castle Church door, the largest Lutheran denomination in the U.S. has approved a declaration recognizing “there are no longer church-dividing issues” on many points with the Roman Catholic Church.
Pope Francis will visit Sweden on October 31, 2016, for an ecumenical celebration which inaugurates a year of commemoration of the Protestant Reformation, and there are five good reasons why the pontiff ought to add a stop in neighboring Finland to his agenda.
Almost 500 years ago, on Oct. 31, 1517, German monk Martin Luther strode up to the door of All Saints Church in Wittenberg and nailed his 95 Theses for debate. He was attacking widespread abuses in the Catholic Church: Simony, nepotism, usury, pluralism, and the sale of indulgences. The anniversary