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Pope Francis attends an ecumenical prayer service at the Lutheran cathedral in Lund, Sweden, Oct. 31. Also pictured are the Rev. Martin Junge, general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, and Archbishop Antje Jackelen, primate of the Lutheran Church in Sweden. The pope made a two-day visit to Sweden to attend events marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Two Centerville churches will sponsor a series of events in the spirit of the Commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, beginning in May. St. Francis of Assisi parish and Epiphany Lutheran Church will begin the series Wednesday, May 17, 7-8:30 p.m. at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 6430 Far Hills

The Rev. Martin Junge, general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, embraces Bishop Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, president of the Lutheran World Federation, front center, during an ecumenical prayer service at the Lutheran cathedral in Lund, Sweden, Oct. 31. At right, Pope Francis embraces Archbishop Antje Jackelen, primate of the Lutheran Church in Sweden. At left is Bishop Anders Arborelius of Stockholm and Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Joint Statement on the Reformation Urges Prayer As the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation approaches, Roman Catholic and Lutheran bishops from Southern Ohio, including Archbishop Dennis Schnurr, issued a joint statement encouraging their members to engage in study, prayer, and service with each other. The statement,

By Matt Hadro CNA/EWTN News Catholic and Lutheran bishops have signed a declaration that they hope solidifies areas of “consensus” on matters of faith while providing a path forward for more dialogue. “Pope Francis in his recent visit to the United States emphasized again and again the need for and

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service The world expects all people of religious faith to work with everyone for a better future, Pope Francis told representatives of major religions. “We can walk together taking care of each other and of creation” in joint projects that fight poverty, war and corruption

Press Release The Archdiocese of Cincinnati will join with a diverse group of Protestant and Evangelical leaders from a wide variety of Christian churches in Greater Cincinnati to sponsor a large worship gathering for Pentecost Sunday, called “Outpouring 2014.”  Together, the churches aim to create a common moment of prayer

Pope Francis walks with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople at Vatican
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — For the good of all people, the care of the poor and the future of the Earth, religions must cooperate in reminding modern men and women that God exists and has a plan for their lives and their behavior, Pope