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Pope visits Sweden

5 years 9 months 1 week ago Monday, October 31 2016 Oct 31, 2016 October 31, 2016 6:51 AM October 31, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

MALMO, Sweden - Pope Francis traveled to secular Sweden today to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. It was a remarkably bold gesture given his very own Jesuit religious order was founded to defend the faith against Martin Luther's "heretical" reforms five centuries ago. The Vatican and Lutheran church both insist the event is no celebration of Luther's revolt but rather a rejoicing that relations have improved.

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