Merkel urges German churches to agree on Luther fest




 
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Merkel urges German churches to agree on Luther fest
 
November 5th, 2012  
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Merkel urges German churches to agree on Luther fest
PARIS (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germany's Protestant and Roman Catholic churches on Monday to stress their common beliefs at ceremonies marking the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation. Although still five years away, the date has already prompted debate between Protestants preparing major celebrations and Catholics who rue the rebellion of the German monk Martin Luther in 1517 as the start of a painful split in western Christianity. ...




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