Rome in the News, December 2016

Some Rome and eschatology-related headlines that recently caught my eye:

Lutherans and Catholics Joining Together

Pope Francis extends Catholic priests’ power to forgive abortion

Pope Francis says women will NEVER become priests in the Catholic Church after meeting female head of Sweden’s Lutheran Church 

Pope marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in Sweden and praises Martin Luther in hugely powerful symbolic gesture (one year early?)

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