Week of Prayer for Christian Unity faces elusive challenges

Is would seem such a simple thing, to pray together ...

BY: Rob Kerby

 

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that we are still divided. It gives us hope, but challenges our divisions.

“It follows what is called the Lund Principle, named for Lund, Sweden, where the World Council of Churches first stated, in 1952, “Let us not do separately what we can do together.”

“In this way all Christians can already manifest the unity of the Church as much as possible. Empowered by the experience of praying together, we can also see how possible it is to join together to proclaim and bear witness to the gospel in the face of human suffering, war and social evil.”

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