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Martin Luther's 95 theses began a process that carried millions of people out of communion with the successor of Peter (Photo: CNS)

Plans for an ecumenical Luther 2017 are breaking down. That is no disaster

Cardinal Walter Kasper (CNS)

Catholic Church invited to join commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

Islam's reformers? (AP)

How can we help Islam reform when so many western commentators do not understand Christianity?

St Cajetan (August 7), who wished to reform the Church, and founded the Theatines

Benedict XVI is welcomed by the Rev Nikolaus Schneider, head of the Evangelical Church in Germany (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI says it is ‘deeply moving’ for him to meet Lutheran leaders at the monastery where Martin Luther studied

Pope Benedict XVI pictured at the end of an ecumenical prayer gathering at the Augustinian monastery in Erfurt (Photo: PA)

Benedict XVI talks of challenges of secularism and Christian fundamentalism in address to Lutherans

Pope in Germany: address at Martin Luther’s monastery

Full text of Pope’s address at ecumenical prayer gathering

Pope visits Martin Luther’s monastery

Pope Benedict XVI meets Lutherans and participates in an ecumenical ceremony in the Augustinian monastery of Erfurt

President Christian Wulff, right, and Chancellor Angela Merkel welcome Benedict XVI at Tegel airport this morning (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

His trip to Germany this week is his first foray as Pope outside Germany’s Catholic strongholds

Westminster Cathedral: the mother church of England and Wales (PA)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/09/11

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church