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Revelation 13 & Current Events

A Jesuit Pope, ecumenism, Donald Trump, changes in American politics, Protestants and Catholics joining hands 500 years after the Reformation. Join this three part study series, going through Revelation 13 verse by verse, in relation to current events in the world. Are you ready for the last conflict? 1. Two beasts Rising 2. Setting up a New…

Protestants join Together with the Pope

On Thursday 13/10 2016, Pope Francis met about one thousand pilgrims, mostly Lutherans, in the Vatican, preparing for the 500 years anniversary of the reformation. “What unites us is much more than what divides us!” Pope Francis said Thursday morning, followed by an applause. The pilgrims were gathered in Rome as part of ecumenical preparations…

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Should Catholics and Protestants Unite?

October 31, 2017 isn’t just about Halloween. Ghosts, Dracula, and witches aside, this special date marks the 500-year anniversary of an event that altered the course of history. “Bang, bang, bang,” pounded the hammer of Augustinian monk Martin Luther as he nailed his famous “95 Theses on the Power of Indulgences” on the door of…

Picture of Pope Francis: Gabriel Sozzi, CC 3.0, remix

Pope and Lutheran Bishop Promotes Universalism

In an increasingly multicultural and pluralistic society where tolerance and broadmindedness are watchwords, it is easy for the Christian Church to slide over into religious pluralism. The Christian faith’s – and Jesus own – exclusive claim is degraded to a form of public religiosity in order “not to offend” people with other genuine beliefs or…

empower lund 2016

GLOW in cooperation with Empower Missions are excited to present to you Empower Lund 2016! What is GLOW? The idea behind GLOW (an acronym for Giving Light to Our World) is to inspire Adventists to carry informative literature with them wherever they go and to share them as opportunities arose. It was voted by publishing…

Pope Francis to visit Sweden for Reformation Commemoration

Pope Francis is going to Lund, Sweden the 31st of October 2016 for a joint ecumenical commemoration of the start of the Reformation, Catholic Herald reports. The Pope will be accompanied by Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and representatives of other Churches. The one day event is a result of the joint document and strategy made…

Pope Urges Inter-Religious Dialogue in Prayer Video

Pope Francis is the first Pope using video for his monthly prayer intentions. The prayer initiative, that started earlier this week, comes from the Jesuit-run global prayer network Apostleship of Prayer. [1] In the video you see a Buddhist, Catholic, Jew and Muslim, as Pope Francis is encouraging inter religious dialogue and Christian unity. The…

Pope Francis Pleads for Unity in US Congress

Pope Francis barely got started with his speech to the US congress yesterday, before he got standing ovations by seemingly everyone present in the hall with US leaders. This is the first time ever that a pope addresses the US congress. New York times calls it “a milestone in the journey of the Roman Catholic…

Pope Francis’ Speech to the US Congress (Full)

Read a resume of the speech in the article: Pope Francis Pleads for Unity in US Congress “Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Honorable members of Congress, Dear friends, I am most grateful for your invitation to address this joint session of Congress in “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” I…

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