MINNEAPOLIS (RNS) 'Martin Luther: Art and the Reformation' at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, is the largest of three U.S. exhibits celebrating the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Because heirs of Luther are supposed to be humble, they don’t ordinarily make noise or news, though they will sing and shout this year.
MALMÖ, Sweden (Reuters) - The main purpose of the pope's two-day trip was to take part in a joint commemoration with Lutherans of the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation.
(RNS) 'I wanted my Protestantism to mean something. But I found little evidence that it really mattered -- to me or to anyone else,' writes Jacob Lupfer.
NEW YORK (RNS) A new exhibit features a rare copy of Luther's 95 Theses. But the lessons this history reveals are as contemporary as your Facebook feed.
(RNS) The declaration comes as the Lutheran and Catholic churches prepare to kick off a year of celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.
(RNS) The reform-minded pontiff is using an old-fashioned practice with a shady past to promote his focus on mercy. Not everyone thinks that's a good idea.
PARIS (RNS) The new guidelines suggest ecumenical services have two presiders, one Catholic and one Lutheran, and several prayer readers of both faiths.
(RNS) Pope Francis set traditionalist teeth on edge yet again by seeming to suggest that a Lutheran could receive communion in the Catholic Church after consulting her conscience.
ROME (RNS) Pope Francis said it doesn't matter who's to blame for divisions among Christians: "Who is at fault? All of us are. We are all sinners. There is only one who is right, and that is our Lord."
(RNS) There is a lopsided divide in America about what it means to be a religious person, with a majority believing that it's about acting morally but a strong minority equating it with faith.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Catholics and Lutherans are re-examining the Protestant Reformation, saying Martin Luther “had no intention of establishing a new church, but was part of a broad and many-faceted desire for reform” within the church.
Many Protestants are warming to Pope Francis. Could this newfound affection lead to mending fences between the estranged Christian bodies?
(RNS) At its heartwarming core, Christmas is the story of a tender relationship between a new mother and her newborn child. Yet all the familiar images associated with the holy family are missing one obvious element: a breast-feeding infant. And therein lies a tale. By David Gibson.
(RNS) Finding and portraying the "real" Martin Luther on film has not been a task for the faint of heart. Yet wherever Protestants (and Catholics) gather and wherever the political history of Europe is told, the ghost of Martin Luther is present and cannot be avoided. By David Steinmetz.