Protestant Reformation

WCC Pastor on Pope’s upcoming Geneva visit

An official at the World Council of Churches (WCC) speaks of “a new (ecumenical) spring with Pope Francis and his initiatives.” Pastor Martin Robra’s comments come ahead of the papal visit to the WWC headquarters in Geneva on June 21st. Evangelical Pastor Martin Robra, a senior official at the World Council of Churches (WCC), says Pope [...]

Indonesian Protestants embrace papal teaching on Christian Unity ‎

Indonesian Protestants who are marking the 5th centenary of the Protestant Reformation, have embraced Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation "Evangelii Gaudium” on the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world, calling it a document that can significantly help mend ties among Christians in a country experiencing a surge in religious intolerance. ‎The Reformation was sparked by ‎the ‎publication on [...]

Catholics and Lutherans mark 500th anniversary of Reformation

October 31st 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the day on which German theologian Martin Luther published his 95 theses, setting in motion the events of the Protestant Reformation. To mark the occasion, the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Lutheran World Federation on Tuesday issued a joint statement, giving thanks for the spiritual and theological gifts [...]