Is Martin Luther going to swim the Tiber?

I usually reserve such RSS-news stories for this blog’s facebook page, but this seemed to annoy Jim…

Senior Roman Catholic and Lutheran officials announced on Monday they would mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 as a shared event rather than highlight the clash that split Western Christianity.

The Vatican and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) presented a report in Geneva admitting both were guilty of harming Christian unity in the past and describing a growing consensus between the two churches in recent decades.

via 500th Reformation Anniversary: Catholics, Lutherans To Mark Split Together.

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2 Replies to “Is Martin Luther going to swim the Tiber?”

  1. It will be interesting to see the LC-MS reaction to this, since they are not a part of the LWF (they are a part of the International Lutheran Council).

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