Toggle Menu

Rap Sheet

Links on R&P from around the web

The Pope Commemorates the Reformation that Split Western Christianity

posted on October 31, 2016

Sylvia Poggioli of NPR reports that “Pope Francis is traveling Monday to Sweden, an overwhelmingly Lutheran country, to kick off a yearlong commemoration of the Protestant Reformation that split the churches 500 years ago.” Catholic-Lutheran relations have been steadily improving since the 1960s, and the pope has said that he wants to work on social issues with the Lutheran Church.

Read at NPR