Martin Luther, German priest initiated the Protestant Reformation. Churches born into this reformation are returning to their Catholic roots. (AleksandarGeorgiev/iStockphoto)
Martin Luther, German priest initiated the Protestant Reformation. Churches born into this reformation are returning to their Catholic roots.
(AleksandarGeorgiev/iStockphoto)

Lutherans to Be Invited Into Catholic Church?

October 31, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Four hundred ninety-five years ago today, Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation. Now, the Catholic Church says it is ready to invite his followers back.
 

Lutherans could be invited to join the Catholic Church in the same way that Anglicans were invited to in 2009, Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity said October 29.

Anglicans can re-join the Catholic Church through groups called ordinariates, which allow them to keep many of their traditions such as married bishops while being absorbed into the Roman Catholic Church.

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