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Author: Reformation continues to shape world

Author: Reformation continues to shape world

| Dennis Sadowski | November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Modern society — largely defined by capitalism and consumerism, burgeoning technology, religious-like allegiance to nation and the rise in secularism — has its roots in the Protestant Reformation, says historian Brad S. Gregory. And both are intertwined much more than a lot of people think, he said.

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From readers – August 24, 2017

From readers – August 24, 2017

| August 23, 2017 | 9 Comments

Costs of the Reformation
Judge not

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Catholics with Lutheran roots join prayer for unity but oppose compromising Catholic truths

Catholics with Lutheran roots join prayer for unity but oppose compromising Catholic truths

| Susan Klemond | July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

In January 1988, Elizabeth Moldenhauer prayed while on retreat at a Houston, Minnesota, Carmelite hermitage that God would heal her own brokenness, as well as the division between the Lutheran and Catholic churches. Moldenhauer, then a Lutheran living in Minneapolis, had made retreats before during the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, but this time she felt the Lord calling her to become Catholic.

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Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

Archbishop Hebda encourages homework in uniting Catholics and Lutherans

| January 25, 2017 | 13 Comments

Speaking at an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22, Archbishop Bernard Hebda exhorted the congregation of Catholics and Lutherans to keep working for unity in light of last October’s joint statement in Lund, Sweden.

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Archbishop Hebda to preach at prayer service for Reformation’s 500th anniversary

Archbishop Hebda to preach at prayer service for Reformation’s 500th anniversary

| January 20, 2017 | 67 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda will represent the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for an ecumenical prayer service Jan. 22 in recognition of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary.

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Vatican cardinal explains limits of eucharistic sharing

Vatican cardinal explains limits of eucharistic sharing

| Cindy Wooden | November 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

During Pope Francis’ trip to Sweden Oct. 31-Nov. 1, the Swiss cardinal, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, was asked about the possibility of Catholics and Lutherans receiving Communion together.

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Pope, Lutheran leaders begin Reformation commemoration

Pope, Lutheran leaders begin Reformation commemoration

| Cindy Wooden | November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The division among Christians, Pope Francis said, goes against Christ’s will for his disciples, weakens their ability to serve the world and often makes it difficult for others to believe Christianity is a religion of peace and fraternity.

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Relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher draw crowds to Cathedral

Relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher draw crowds to Cathedral

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Goodness, virtue and holiness: This is the secret to the lives and martyrdom of these two saints,” said John Boyle, a University of St. Thomas professor of theology and Catholic Studies, of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher. “They worked hard at knowing and loving their sweet savior, Jesus Christ.”

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