Friday, 8/12/05 - elca
Bp. Stephen Blaire (chair of the Bishops’ Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) commented on the Assembly’s theme – Marked with the Cross of Christ Forever, on the Roman Catholic – Lutheran Joint Declaration on Justification by Faith, and the desire to share Holy Communion. Bp. Blaire brought greetings from the Roman Catholic Church to the Assembly.

Bp. Stephen Blaire (chair of the Bishops’ Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) commented on the Assembly’s theme – Marked with the Cross of Christ Forever, on the Roman Catholic – Lutheran Joint Declaration on Justification by Faith, and the desire to share Holy Communion. Bp. Blaire brought greetings from the Roman Catholic Church to the Assembly.