By Leela Ramdeen, Chair, CCSJ (http://rcsocialjusticett.org) & Director, CREDI
On November 20, I addressed the members of the St Francis RC, and the St Margaret’s AC communities in Belmont at a service organised by Fr Thomas Lawson OP and Rev Canon Ronald Branche, to remember the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The service was held at St Francis. I share below extracts from my presentation.
“We come together to heal and to build unity in Christ, our Lord. October 31, 2017 marked 500 years since Martin Luther, a university lecturer and Augustinian monk, posted on the door of the All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg, Germany, his 95 Theses — a list of criticisms of the Catholic Church’s doctrines and practices at that time e.g. he objected to the highly profitable sale of indulgences.