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A Letter to the Tablet from theologian Hans Küng, entitled '500 years after the Reformation: End the Schism!' Premium

01 March 2017

 

A Letter to the Tablet from theologian Hans Küng, entitled “500 years after the Reformation: End the Schism!”   

It was most gratifying that the chairman of the Protestant Churches in Germany (EKD), Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, accompanied by the president of the German Catholic bishops’ conference, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, officially visited Pope Francis in Rome together on the occasion of the Reformation Jubilee. The Pope spoke of “an already reconciled diversity”. He said he greatly appreciated the spiritual and theological gifts that the Reformation had given us and that he wanted to do everything he could “to overcome the obstacles that still remained”.

 





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