Cardinal George, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Rev. Mark S. Hanson, (right), presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, presided at an ecumenical vesper service marking the 10th anniversary of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification between the Catholic Church and the Lutheran World Federation held at Old St. Patrick’s Church, 700 W. Adams St., on Oct. 1. The Most Reverend Wilton Gregory (far left), a former auxiliary bishop of Chicago and now archbishop of Atlanta, delivered the homily. Archbishop Gregory is chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.
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