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Full Coverage: Francis celebrates Reformation with Lutherans in Sweden
It is “Reformation Day” today — basically the high holyday of the Lutheran sects — and the papal pretender Francis has made good on his threat to visit Malmo and Lund, Sweden, to celebrate the “accomplishments” of the Protestant Reformation, which had its official beginning in Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 Theses to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany, on October 31, 1517.
This page provides full coverage of the event.
Official Web Sites
Recorded Videos and Transcripts
- Official Welcome Ceremony for “Pope” Francis in Malmo, Sweden (Video)
- Joint Lutheran-“Catholic” Commemoration Event in Lund Cathedral (Video)
- Francis’ Homily at Joint Event at Lund Cathedral (Transcript)
- Ecumenical Event with the World Lutheran Federation (Video)
- Francis’ Address at Ecumenical Event in Malmo (Transcript)
- Francis’ Homily at “Mass” on All Saints Day in Malmo (Transcript)
- Full Text: Francis’ In-Flight Press Conference during Return Flight (Transcript)
- Publication: Official Joint Statement signed by Francis & Lutheran “Bishop” Younan
- Publication: “Joint Common Prayer for Lutheran–Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017”
- Publication: “From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran–Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017”
- Event Photographs provided by Osservatore Romano via Vatican Web Site
- Francis Hopes Reformation Commemoration will bring “Catholics”, Protestants ‘Closer’
- Lutheran “Archbishop” Antje Jackelen on Francis’ Upcoming Visit
- Pope Pius XII’s Instruction on the Ecumenical Movement (1949)
- Interview with “Pope” Francis on Eve of Trip to Sweden
- Francis: Which Ecumenism?
Select Articles and Blog Posts providing Commentary:
- Francis Arrives in Sweden to Commemorate Lutheran Reformation
- “Cardinal” Kasper: Francis’ Visit to Sweden “An Important Step in This Common Walk to Unity”
- Should Catholics celebrate Martin Luther?
- Should Catholics respect False Religions?
- Celebrating Contradiction in Malmö
- Francis in Sweden could break Ground on Inter-Communion
- Martin Luther “Blessed” and “Canonized” by John Paul II and Benedict XVI in 1999
- Questions and Answers about Francis’ Visit to Sweden
- Semi-Traditionalist Fatima Center provides “Rapid Response” to their “Pope”, the man they’re asking to consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
- Recommended Book: The Catholic Controversy by St. Francis de Sales (print edition and electronic version)
- Francis in Sweden heaps praise on Luther, but no breakthrough on Communion
- The Argentine Apostate is in Sweden
- Francis, Lutheran Leaders begin Reformation commemoration with prayer
- Marking Reformation, Francis calls Lutherans and Catholics to new ‘common path’
- “Catholic” and Lutheran Churches pledge to work for shared Eucharist
- Catholics and Lutherans are asked to star in the “Revolution of Tenderness”
- The Commemoration of Martin Luther’s Revolt
- Francis, Lutherans pledge to join forces for Justice
- “For us Christians, it is a priority to go out and meet the marginalized”
- Luther Destroyed Theological Truth And Paved The Way For Secularization
- Francis, in Sweden, says Reformation had positive aspects
- Francis: Catholics and Lutherans must ‘move beyond Controversies of the Past’
- Lutheran Pastor during Homily at Lund Cathedral: “Build Tables where we can Share the Bread and the Wine”!
- Though Roadblocks remain, Francis advances ‘Ecumenism of Mercy’ in Sweden
- “Gulf between Catholicism and Lutheranism is wider than ever”
- Francis and Lutheran Leaders mark ‘a new Beginning’ in Sweden
- ‘Catholic Church never likely to ordain Women’, Francis says
- Theological Freakshow in Lund: Let’s Build “Tables where we can share the Bread and the Wine”! <– EXPLOSIVE
All peas in the same pod!
Catholic Reality Check:
The errors of Martin Luther were solemnly condemned by Pope Leo X in the bull Exsurge Domine, issued on June 15, 1520. Luther and his followers were declared excommunicated by the same Pope in the bull Decet Romanum Pontificem on January 3, 1521. The Council of Trent met from 1545-1563 to refute the errors of Lutheranism and explain Catholic doctrine:
The traditional Catholic condemnation of ecumenism and so-called “interfaith” gatherings and conferences is laid out in our topical page, and