From the Editor
Dear Friends and Supporters,
Thank you very much for your constant interest and for your support with
thoughts, prayers, and financial help. A BIG THANK YOU also to all the
friends who have accepted to be our guest speakers over so many years.
Without them we wouldn’t be able to have the annual gathering which is
central to all our activities.
Please don’t forget to buy calendars, books, look at our website for news
and novelties and keep in touch:
Above all remember that without your donations we won’t be able to support
a new minister in training during his/her year in the UK.
Our Chairman, Ian Nimmo-Smith, was our representative at Synod in
Torre Pellice and enjoyed the experience.
We all know that Pope Francis has attended the official opening of the
celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation (1517–2017) in Lund
(Sweden) on 31 October, declaring his admiration for Martin Luther. What is
not widely known, though, is that Cardinal Koch, President of the Pontifical
Council for promoting Christian Unity, on that same day went to Torre Pellice
in the heartland of the Waldensian Valleys to visit the Moderator, the Museum
and the Waldensian Archive.
With joy and pride I’ve learnt that a Waldensian young friend from Bobbio
Pellice, Monica Michelin-Salomon, ordained in the Waldensian Church and
Editor: Mrs Erica Scroppo Newbury, 85 St Andrew’s Road, Cambridge cb4 1dh.
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