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23 July 2015 | by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt

Protestants apologise for iconoclasm

The German Protestant Church (EKD) has apologised for the widespread destruction of religious images in the Reformation, writes Christa Pongratz-Lippitt.“The Protestant Church rejects the destruction of images, which for a long time now have been an expression of Protestant piety,” Bishop Petra Bosse-Huber told a meeting of delegates from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and the EKD. The clerics met in Hamburg to discuss the word “image” from Protestant and


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