From March 29 to March 31, 2017, a conference titled, “Luther: 500 Years Later: A rereading of the Lutheran Reformation in its historic ecclesial context” took place at the Vatican. It was sponsored by the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences. Pope Francis was on hand to greet the participants on March 31.
The conference was an ecumenical get-together in preparation for the commemoration of the nailing of Luther’s 95 theses to Wittenberg Castle Church door by the World Lutheran Federation and the Roman Catholic Church. (more…)