Daily Archives: October 31, 2016

Catholic and Lutheran Churches pledge to work for shared Eucharist

By Austen Ivereigh at Crux: October 31, 2016 Pope Francis and the global Lutheran leader have jointly pledged to remove the obstacles to full unity between their Churches, leading eventually to shared Eucharist. They made the commitment in a joint statement signed before … Continue reading


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In Rome and safe as houses

Hilary White writes on her blog about the latest and most devastating earthquake that reduced most of her hometown, Norcia, to rubble just yesterday: Thank God for friends! This was what I saw when I dashed out of the Grotta … Continue reading

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I grew up Lutheran. I was admitted to Catholic Communion because I said publicly that I believed what the Catholic Church teaches.

By Fr. John Zuhlsdorf,  29 October 2016 I grew up Lutheran. It is of constant consternation and amazement to me that I have had to fight with Catholics over what the Catholic Church teaches about the Eucharist. I have met Lutherans who … Continue reading

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