Pope to join in ecumenical observance of 500th anniversary of Reformation

Yesterday, the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, marked the end of the Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity.  It was in that context that it was announced that Pope Francis will travel to Sweden this fall to participate in an ecumenical observance of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Read more about this historical shift at http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/01/25/pope_lund_visit_is_new_phase_of_lutheran-catholic_relations/1203705